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Zemplar

Paricalcitol
Paricalcitol is a synthetic (man-made) form of vitamin D. Vitamin D is important for the absorption of calcium from the stomach and for the functioning of calcium in the body. Paricalcitol is used to help maintain healthy levels of parathyroid hormone in people with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis. Paricalcitol Paricalcitol Paricalcitol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Paricalcitol
DRUG TYPE
Endocrine Disorders

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use paricalcitol if you have high levels of calcium or vitamin D in your blood.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Zemplar Vial 2 Mcg/Ml5 Mcg/Ml
Capsule 1 Mcg2 Mcg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Paricalcitol Vial 5 Mcg/Ml2 Mcg/Ml
Capsule 4 Mcg1 Mcg2 Mcg

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