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Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis ("porous bones", from Greek: /osteon meaning "bone" and /poros meaning "pore") is a disease of bones t...
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Common Osteoporosis treatments discussed around the web
Fosamax 5,620 Actonel 1,789 Forteo 1,601
127,697 conversations around the web about Osteoporosis to help you make a decision
127,697 conversations around the web about Osteoporosis to help you make a decision
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Hectorol
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Zemplar
Other name: Vitamin D (Vitamin D)
Other name: Calcium (Calcium)
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Hyperparathyroidism
Osteoporosis
Renal Osteodystrophy*
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Doxercalciferol (trade name Hectorol) is drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism and metabolic bone disease. It is a synthetic analog of ergocalciferol (vitamin D2). It suppresses parathyroid synthesis and secretion...
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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 Hectorol
Doxercalciferol (trade name Hectorol) is drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism and metabolic bone disease. It is a synthetic analog of ergocalciferol (vitamin D2). It suppresses parathyroid synthesis and secretion...
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About Zemplar
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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ihatedialysis.com
have switched from Hectorol to Zemplar for two months now....
" I have switched from Hectorol to Zemplar for two months now. I ...so maybe it is the side effect of Zemplar (chills). I am also feeling ...before. The benefit for using Zemplar is to increase ... "

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ihatedialysis.com
over a year now and have had no side effects...However, my...
" I have been taking Zemplar for over a year now and have had no side effects...However, my prescription plan will ...for 2010...so my nephrologist is switching me to Hectorol....hopefully it will no... "

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ihatedialysis.com
they changed my meds from ZEMPLAR to HECTOROL. The dosages...
" ...the roof when they changed my meds from ZEMPLAR to HECTOROL. The dosages were not ...It took 2.5 times the HECTOROL to equal what I was getting with the ZEMPLAR. Finally, it started going down... "

dialysis units are using Hectorol but in our hospital...
" ...dialysis units are using Hectorol but in our ...How does pharmacy does Zemplar as an equivale... "

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www.4hcm.org
doctor prescribed Zemplar for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism...
" ...I?m on the doctor prescribed Zemplar for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism but the insurance disallowed it because she had not first prescribed Hectorol ? a type of vitamin D prescription.... "

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ihatedialysis.com
low of 125. I'm now on IV Zemplar 2mcg, and there seems to...
" ...Hectorol x 3wk in 2005 and 2004.? Always given as a \"push\" as I'm coming off the machine.? My PTH was always up and down, and we adjusted the dose accordingly.? My PTH went from a high of 970 to ... "

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ihatedialysis.com
went on dialysis I took Hectorol pills then when I went on...
" ...went on dialysis I took Hectorol pills then when I went ...supposed to inject myself with Zemplar once a week. This I ...B but injections are. That is why we had to pay for the Hectorol. "

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ihatedialysis.com
sure you are not on a high dosage of Vitamin D (Zemplar,...
" LOL, I was just wondering why your Calcium is so low.? It ...high dosage of Vitamin D (Zemplar, He... "

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

previously take a vitamin D analog like Zemplar or Hectorol?...
" Kidney_Mom, Did you previously take a vitamin D analog like Zemplar or Hectorol? What dialysis modality are you on? Everyone, Re labs, does anyone here get a measurement of PTH... "

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