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Treatments for Renal Tubular Acidosis

Treatment List for Renal Tubular Acidosis

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Renal Tubular Acidosis includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Treatment of renal tubular acidosis is dependant upon the underlying cause of the condition and whether the abnormality occurs in the proximal or distal tubule. Treatments include:
    • Cessation of medications that may be causing the condition - ACE inhibitors, NSAID's, cyclosporine
    • Treatment of any underlying conditions - obstructive uropathy, Wilson's disease
    • Autoimmune disease
    • Alkali therapy - sodium bicarbonate, sodium citrate
    • Vitamin D administration
    • Potassium supplementation for hypokalemia
    • Potassium restriction and polystyrene sulphonate resins for hyperkalemia
    • Mineralocorticoid therapy - fludrocortisone
    • Diuretic therapy - with caution in specific conditions

Renal Tubular Acidosis: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

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