High Urine Oxalate Home Care
Home care for hyperoxaluria includes:
- Drink plenty of liquids.
- Follow a low oxalate diet:
- As directed by your doctor
- Avoid foods that contain oxalate:
- Leafy green vegetables
- Take prescribed medications as directed:
- Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
- Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
- Learn everything you can about hyperoxaluria:
- The more you know about your condition, the easier it will be to participate with your doctor in making treatment decisions.
- Ask your doctor about good sources for information.
- Write down questions to ask your doctor.
High Urine Oxalate Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have hyperoxaluria and any of the following:
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