Kidney Stones: Medicines That Increase Your Risk - Topic Overview

Some medicines make it more likely that you will develop a specific type of kidney stone.

Calcium stones

Medicines that make you more likely to develop calcium stones include:

Vitamins C and D can increase your risk of calcium stones when you take more than the daily recommendations.

Uric acid stones

Medicines that make you more likely to develop uric acid stones include:

Medicines that actually make stones

Some medicines will result in your body making kidney stones. These include:

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