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Calcitriol

calcitriol
Calcitriol is a form of vitamin D3. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium from the stomach. Calcitriol is used to treat hyperparathyroidism (overactive parathyroid glands) and metabolic bone disease in people who have chronic kidney failure and are not receiving dialysis. Calcitriol is also used to treat calcium deficiency in people with hypoparathyroidism (underactive parathyroid glands) caused by surgery, disease, or other conditions. Calcitriol is also used to treat calcium deficiency (hypocalcemia) and metabolic bone disease in people who are receiving dialysis. Calcitriol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
calcitriol
DRUG TYPE
vitamins

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You should not use this medicine if you have high levels of calcium or vitamin D in your blood, or if you have ever had an allergic reaction to calcitriol or other forms of vitamin D.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Calcitriol solution 1 mcg/mL
liquid 1 mcg/mL
capsule 0.25 mcg0.5 mcg

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