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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\...Read on Wikipedia
Calcitriol vs Zemplar
Other name: Rocaltrol Rocaltrol
Other name: Calcium Calcium
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Vitamin D Deficiency*
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Method of use:Injection, Ointment, Pill
Method of use:Injection, 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...Read 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 on Wikipedia
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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 ...is at this point. Aluminum, or Calcitriol? I don't... "
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...
" Apart from the reduced hypercalcemia, are there other benefits to taking Zemplar over... "
one has ever prescribed me Zemplar, mainly because I don't...
" ...to....oops....) and I also take calcitriol 0.25 mcg a day ...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... "
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....
" my 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... "
u vit D (calcitriol or Zemplar) please take it re...
" ...dangerous PTH levels, but sensipar has worked for me. I was at 539 ...sure your Dr also gave you vit D (calcitriol or Zemplar) please take it religiously. The reason your PTH... "
Hectorol (doxercalciferol), Zemplar (paracalcitol) are...
" Calcijex (calcitriol), Hectorol (doxercalciferol), Zemplar (paracalcitol) are different Vitamin D analogs. Are you referring... "
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