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Sensipar

cinacalcet
Cinacalcet decreases levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcium, and phosphorous in the body. Cinacalcet is used to treat hyperparathyroidism (overactive functioning of the parathyroid glands) in people who are on long-term dialysis for kidney disease. Cinacalcet is also used to treat hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) in people with cancer of the parathyroid gland, and in people with overactive parathyroid glands that cannot be treated surgically. Cinacalcet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
cinacalcet
DRUG TYPE
calcimimetics

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You should not take this medicine if you have low levels of calcium in your blood (hypocalcemia).

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Sensipar tablet 30 mg60 mg90 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Cinacalcet Hydrochloride tablet 30 mg60 mg90 mg

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