Kidney Stones risk increased 1.3 X to 2 X by antibiotics, especially children – May 2018

NYT May 2018

13.8 million patients in Britain.
25,981 people had kidney stones
broad-spectrum penicillins, 27 % increase
sulfa drugs 2X increase
The risks for children under 18 were significantly higher than for adults.

Reporting on Oral Antibiotic Exposure and Kidney Stone Disease JASN

  • “broad-spectrum penicillins remaining statistically significant 3–5 years from exposure.”
    doi: 10.1681/ASN.2017111213

See also VitaminDWiki

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