Kidney stones? It’s time to rethink those meds
Kidney stones? It's time to rethink those meds. Despite being recommended for ureteral stone expulsion, tamsulosin or nifedipine are no more effective than placebo. Practice changer: Do not prescribe tamsulosin or nifedipine for stone expulsion in patients with ureteral stones less than or equal to 10 mm.
Journal of Family Practice, 65(2) 2016: 118-120.