Diuretics no better than placebo to prevent kidney stones: study

Around half the patients in the study developed symptoms or evidence of recurrence, findings show
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Thiazide diuretics may be no better than placebo at preventing recurrence of kidney stones, a study suggests, but doctors say it’s too early to change clinical care.

Swiss researchers found that over three years, patients randomly assigned to a daily diuretic dose had similar rates of calcium-based kidney stone recurrence as patients given a placebo.