Renal colic and alpha blockers

Renal colic and alpha blockers

The prevalence of kidney stones is increasing and the nephrolithiasis is now recognised as a chronic and systemic condition. Alpha-blockers have been thought to help by reducing intra-uretal pressure and increasing fluid passage. Watch this short video for an update on the evidence for 'medical expulsive therapy' using alpha blockers.

You can also download our Keep it Simple Summary on Urolithiasis via our downloads page.


Medcast Medical Education Team author image
Medcast Medical Education Team

The Medcast medical education team is a group of highly experienced, practicing GPs, health professionals and medical writers.