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Hypocalcemia

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hypocalcaemia (or hypocalcemia) is the presence of low blood plasma calcium levels in the blood, usually taken as less than 2.1\...
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Common Hypocalcemia treatments discussed around the web
Calcium and Vitamin D 41 Calcium Gluconate Injection 31 Calcium Chloride 12
3,172 conversations around the web about Hypocalcemia to help you make a decision
3,172 conversations around the web about Hypocalcemia to help you make a decision
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Calcitriol
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Zemplar
Other name: Rocaltrol (Rocaltrol)
Other name: Calcium (Calcium)
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Psoriasis
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypocalcemia
Vitamin D Deficiency*
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Injection, Ointment, Pill
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Injection, Ointment, Pill
1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol or 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, is the hormonally active form of vitamin D with three alcohol groups (abbreviated 1,25-(OH)2D3 or simply 1,25(OH)2D). It increases the level of Calcium in biology (Ca2+) in the...
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Paricalcitol (marketed by Abbott Laboratories under the trade name Zemplar) is a pharmaceutical drug used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone) associated with chronic renal f...
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About Calcitriol
1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol or 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, is the hormonally active form of vitamin D with three alcohol groups (abbreviated 1,25-(OH)2D3 or simply 1,25(OH)2D). It increases the level of Calcium in biology (Ca2+) in the...
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Paricalcitol (marketed by Abbott Laboratories under the trade name Zemplar) is a pharmaceutical drug used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone) associated with chronic renal f...
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insisted I use instead of Zemplar. I had them switch...
" I have a HORRIBLE metallic taste, but it is likely it came from my Calcitriol that Fresenius insisted I use instead of Zemplar. I had them switch back ...at this point. Aluminum, or Calcitriol? I... "

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or so was switched to calcitriol. Doc said zemplar wasm't...
" I wsd on zemplar at first but after a year or so was switched to calcitriol. Doc said zemplar wasm't enough andd my pth wasn't nearly that high.... "

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husband takes calcitriol orally once a day and has zemplar...
" My husband takes calcitriol orally once a day and has zemplar given three times a week during treatment. His phosphorus and calcium levels are good as well as his PTH. He doesn't have... "

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other benefits to taking Zemplar over Calcitriol? How is...
" ...the reduced hypercalcemia, are there other benefits to taking Zemplar over Calcitriol? How is... "

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one has ever prescribed me Zemplar, mainly because I don't...
" ...and I also take calcitriol 0.25 mcg a ...No one has ever prescribed me Zemplar, mainly because I don't ...working as it should. Isn't Zemplar one of those expensive meds? I have great insur... "

calcium? Is the patient on Hectoral, Zemplar, or Rocaltrol...
" ...figuring it out! How high is the calcium? Is the patient on Hectoral, Zemplar, or Rocaltrol (Calcitriol)? That will raise the Calcium level. The addition of... "

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My insurance company will not pay for these medications....
" ...nephlogist has written prescriptions for Rocaltrol, Calcitriol, zemplar, and sensipar. My insurance company will not pay for these medications. They said that... "

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do not use Calcitriol nor Zemplar. I have had the metallic...
" I do not use Calcitriol nor Zemplar. I have had the metallic taste for over a year. It started back with the first contaminated SAK's. It got... "

you vit D (calcitriol or Zemplar) please take it...
" ...levels, but sensipar has worked for me. I was ...Dr also gave you vit D (calcitriol or Zemplar) please take it religiously. The reason your PTH is so extremely high is b... "

Hectorol (doxercalciferol), Zemplar (paracalcitol) are...
" Calcijex (calcitriol), Hectorol (doxercalciferol), Zemplar (paracalcitol) are different Vitamin D analogs. Are you referring... "

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