Calcijex

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 active form of vitamin D, normally made in the kidney.[8][9] It is also known as 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol. It is a hormone which binds to and activates the vitamin D receptor in the nucleus of the cell, which then increases the expression of many genes.[10] Calcitriol increases blood calcium (Ca2+) mainly by increasing the uptake of calcium from the intestines.[7] It can be given as a medication for the tr...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Calcitriol
  • Capsule: 0.25mcg, 0.25ugm, 0.5mcg, 0.5ugm
  • Injection: 0.001mg/ml, 0.002mg/ml, 1mcg/ml, 1mg/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)