Active Ingredient(s): Calcitriol
FDA Approved: * September 25, 1986
Pharm Company: * ABBOTT
Category: Vitamins & Supplements

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Calcijex Overview

Calcitriol is the hormonally active metabolite of vitamin D which has three hydroxyl groups. Calcitriol increases the level of calcium (Ca2+) in the blood by increasing the uptake of calcium from the gut into the blood, increasing reabsorption of calcium by the kidneys, and possibly increasing the release of calcium into the blood from bone.[7] In 2016 it was the 231st most prescribed medication in the United States with more than 2 million prescriptions.[8] ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 0.25mcg, 0.25ugm, 0.5mcg, 0.5ugm
  • Injection: 0.001mg/ml, 0.002mg/ml, 1mcg/ml, 2mcg/ml
  • Liquid: 1mcg/ml
  • Solution: 1mcg/ml, 1ugm/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Calcijex: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0074-8110 Calcijex 1 ug/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Abbott Laboratories

Other drugs which contain Calcitriol or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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