[Articles] Medical expulsive therapy in adults with ureteric colic: a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled trial
August 2, 2015
- The Lancet 386, 9991 (2015)
Author: Robert Pickard, Kathryn Starr, Graeme MacLennan, Thomas Lam, Ruth Thomas, Jennifer Burr, Gladys McPherson, Alison McDonald, Kenneth Anson, James N'Dow, Neil Burgess, Terry Clark, Mary Kilonzo, Katie Gillies, Kirsty Shearer, Charles Boachie, Sarah Cameron, John Norrie, Samuel McClinton
Tamsulosin 400 μg and nifedipine 30 mg are not effective at decreasing the need for further treatment to achieve stone clearance in 4 weeks for patients with expectantly managed ureteric colic.