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Calcitriol vs. Zemplar for Vitamin D Deficiency

Calcitriol

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Other Names: Rocaltrol   Vectical

Zemplar

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Other Names: Calcium
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 2,121 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Calcitriol vs. Zemplar

15 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
at first but after a year or so was switched to calcitriol...
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. ...
one has ever prescribed me Zemplar, mainly because I don't...
...has ever prescribed me Zemplar, mainly because ...levels, so the calcitriol is working as it should.  Isn't Zemplar one of those expensive meds?  I have great insurance, so I am lucky there.  In...
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 to worry too...
other benefits to taking Zemplar over Calcitriol? How is...
...the reduced hypercalcemia, are there other benefits to taking Zemplar over Calcitriol? How is...
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...
you  vit  D  (calcitriol  or  Zemplar)  please  take  it ...
...dangerous  PTH  levels,  but  sensipar   has  worked for  me.   I  was  ...sure your  Dr  also  gave you  vit  D  (calcitriol  or  Zemplar)  please  take  it  religiously.  The ...
Hectorol (doxercalciferol), Zemplar (paracalcitol) are...
Calcijex (calcitriol), Hectorol (doxercalciferol), Zemplar (paracalcitol) are different Vitamin D analogs. Are you referring...
Paricalcitol (Zemplar) They have far reduced hypercalcemia...
...1. Doxercalciferol (Hectorol) 2. Paricalcitol (Zemplar) They have far reduced hypercalcemia and consequently, soft tissue/vascular ...the older D3 analogs, calcitriol and alfacalcidol. You can...
of calcitriol, came out with lexacalcitol (KH1060),...
...Denmark, the developer of calcitriol, came out with lexacalcitol ...for non-Hodgkin's. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/queryd....l=pubmed_docsum Paracalcitol (Zemplar), the D2 analog. Myel...
us meds like Zemplar and Calcitriol to \"supress\" the...
...did more then. I put blind faith in his doctors and it was so wrong to do so. I am completely beside myself about how negligent his doctors are about this. They knew his ...Zemplar and Calc...
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