Other Names for this Disease
- Liddle's syndrome
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Treatment for Liddle syndrome includes following a low sodium diet as well as taking potassium-sparing diuretics, which reduce blood pressure and correct hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis. Conventional anti-hypertensive therapies are not effective for this condition. With treatment, prognosis is good. Without treatment, cardiovascular (heart-related) and renal (kidney-related) complications often occur.
Last updated: 9/21/2012
- Rosa Vargas-Poussou. Liddle syndrome. Orphanet. August 2011; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=526. Accessed 9/21/2012.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Liddle syndrome. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.