■Increase Urinary Ca2+ Excretion
Isotonic saline (4-5 L) over 24 h ± loop diuretic (e.g. furosemide) but only if hypervolemic (urine output >200mL/h)
Calcitonin (remember to ask about fish allergies)
■Diminish Bone Resorption
■Decrease GI Ca2+ Absorption
Corticosteroids can be used in hypercalcemia mediated by 1,25 Vitamin D.
Treatment of last resort
Indication: severe malignancy-associated hypercalcemia and renal insufficiency or heart failure
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