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Renal Colic Summary

Description: A severe pain in the lower back radiating to the groin, scrotum, and labia which is most commonly caused by a kidney stone (RENAL CALCULUS) passing through the URETER or by other urinary track blockage. It is often associated with nausea, vomiting, fever, restlessness, dull pain, frequent urination, and HEMATURIA.

Also Known As: Acute Renal Colics; Colic, Acute Renal; Colic, Renal; Colic, Ureteral; Colics, Acute Renal Show All >>

Networked: 537 relevant articles (95 outcomes, 102 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Renal Colic

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Diclofenac (SR 38) : 12 outcomes 14 studies in 55 results : FDA 39 Generic
  2. Morphine (MS Contin) : 9 outcomes 13 studies in 29 results : FDA 37 Generic
  3. Deamino Arginine Vasopressin (Desmopressin) : 9 outcomes 7 studies in 12 results : FDA 16 Generic
  4. Ketorolac : 9 outcomes 5 studies in 18 results : IBA
  5. Meperidine (Pethidine) : 8 outcomes 9 studies in 25 results : FDA 50 Generic
  6. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) : 7 outcomes 7 studies in 14 results : FDA 409 Generic
  7. Indomethacin (Indometacin) : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 28 results : FDA 56 Generic
  8. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 23 results : IBA
  9. Piroxicam (Feldene) : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 10 results : FDA 18 Generic
  10. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 14 results : FDA 25 Generic
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Diseases Related to Renal Colic

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Shock
  3. Urolithiasis
  4. Calculi (Calculus)
  5. Nephrolithiasis
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Key Therapies for Renal Colic

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  1. Lithotripsy (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy) : 8 outcomes 4 studies in 31 results
  2. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results
  3. Catheters : 2 outcomes in 6 results
  4. Analgesia : 1 outcome 4 studies in 33 results
  5. Stents : 1 outcome 2 studies in 22 results
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