Elevated Urine Oxalate Treatment
Treatment of hyperoxaluria depends on the underlying cause for the condition. Treatment often includes increasing oral fluids, avoidance of vitamin C, low oxalate diet, magnesium supplements, and medications for hyperoxaluria.
Treatment options for hyperoxaluria include:
- Drink more than 2 liters of water per day.
- Avoid vitamin C supplements.
- Avoid cranberry juice
- Follow a low oxalate diet.
- Avoid foods that contain oxalate:
- Reduce meat protein
- Leafy green vegetables
- Medications for hyperoxaluria:
- Pyridoxine (Nestrex)
- Magnesium oxide (Maox)
- Potassium citrate (Urocit-K, Polycitra-K)
- Pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron)
- Calcium supplementation
- Cholestyramine (Prevalite, Questran)
- Binds intestinal oxalate
- Kidney dialysis
Elevated Urine Oxalate Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat hyperoxaluria:
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