What is the treatment of hypercalcemia?

Updated: Dec 03, 2020
  • Author: Mahendra Agraharkar, MD, MBBS, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Treatment of hypercalcemia includes the following:

  • Volume repletion with isotonic sodium chloride solution
  • Loop diuretics
  • Bisphosphonates
  • Denosumab
  • Peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis
  • Surgical correction of hyperparathyroidism

See also:

For patient education information, see Hypercalcemia (Elevated Calcium Levels).


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