Drugs help pass more ureteral stones
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Prescribe tamsulosin (typically 0.4 mg daily) or nifedipine (typically 30 mg daily) for patients with lower ureteral calculi, to speed stone passage and to avoid surgical intervention. Stength of recommendation: A: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Journal of Family Practice, 57(4) 2008: 224-227.
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