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Calcitriol vs. Zemplar for Vitamin D Deficiency

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Calcitriol

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Other Names: Rocaltrol   Vectical

Zemplar

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Other Names: Calcium
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 2,240 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

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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...
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. ...
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...
other benefits to taking Zemplar over Calcitriol? How is...
...the reduced hypercalcemia, are there other benefits to taking Zemplar over Calcitriol? How is...
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 ...is working as it should.  Isn't Zemplar one of those expensive meds?  I have great in...
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...
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...
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 ...
Hectorol (doxercalciferol), Zemplar (paracalcitol) are...
Calcijex (calcitriol), Hectorol (doxercalciferol), Zemplar (paracalcitol) are different Vitamin D analogs. Are you referring...
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