Calcitriol

FDA Approved: * October 12, 2001
Pharm Company: * TEVA
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".



Calcitriol Overview

Calcitriol (INN), also called 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol, or 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and other variants, is the hormonally active metabolite of vitamin D which has three hydroxyl groups. It can be abbreviated 1α,25-(OH)2D3 or simply 1,25(OH)2D.[6] 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 i...

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Gemcal capsule

Is it ok to have gemcal daily? I've been taking it for the last 1yr. Is there any side effects? ## Gemcal is a nutritional supplement it contains: Calcitriol .25 mcg, Calcium Carbonate 500 mg and zinc 7.5 mg. Learn more dietary supplement information here. As to taking it daily, in theory there shouldn't be a problem, because all of these nutrients are very important to your health, as long as you don't take more than is recommended. However, it is always advisable to ask your doctor about anything you take regularly, just to be safe. Do you have any medical conditions? Do you take any medications regularly? ## Tnx for the info. I have mild osteoarthritis in both knees. Hence doctor adviced me to take Gemcal capsules...1 daily. Definitely there's improvement in my condit...

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calcitriol calcium carbonate and zink capsule uses

i fell badly and deep clut on back now i havepain upper area so dr give me this medicine and pain killer ## These are just nutritional supplements, but the U.S. FDA does warn that they may cause dry mouth as a side effect, in some people that take them. What pain medication were you prescribed? Are you on any other medications?

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side effects of med.

My doctor has advised chymonac tabs. Alongwith D-Gain & Gemcal -DS for degenerative changes in LS spine. I have constipation problem after taking these med. Pl. Advise is it side effect of these med? I am 70 year old. ## Based on my research, 'constipation' is in fact listed as a side effect of Gemcal-DS (calcitriol). If however, its become too bothersome or severe, I would strongly recommend contacting your doctor as soon as possible to find a more appropriate solution. Have you considered supplementing with any laxatives or digestive enzymes to help breakdown food blockages in the intestines? Just adding a bit more fiber to your diet may even help relieve much of the constipation. Fruits such as, bananas, dates, rasins, apples, apple juice and apple cider are also natural ...

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Calcitriol

I am trying to locate the manufacturer of Calcitriol so I can get help paying for my medicine. Can you give me any information such as the address or phone number of the company? ## Hello, Based on my research, the manufacturer of the drug "Calcitriol" is Roxane Laboratories,Inc. If you run a google search for "Roxane Laboratories, Inc" you will find their website, address, and contact info. I hope this helps, good luck!

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MEDICINE HELP

I am trying to locate the manufacturer of Calcitriol so I can get help paying for my medicine. Can you give me any information such as the address or phone number of the company? ## Hi Buffy, There are actually several different manufacturers of Calcitrol, so I would need to know what your pill looks like (what imprints are on it, etc..) before determining who makes it. A few of the manufacturers I came across are: Roxane Laboratories, Inc. Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Roche Laboratories Please post back whenever you're able to and I can certainly find more specific details from there. :)

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gemcal

how it helps our body is it advisable for man of age 63 to take one tablet daily ## Gemcal is a nutritional supplement it contains: Calcitriol .25 mcg, Calcium Carbonate 500 mg and zinc 7.5 mg. Whether or not you need to take it regularly can only be decided by you and your doctor, if you do not normally get enough of these nutrients in your diet, then it can be very beneficial. Have you tried asking them about this?

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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, 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 Calcitriol: (51 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0007 Calcitrol 0.25 Mcg Oral Capsule by Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0054-3120 Calcitriol 1 ug/ml Oral Solution by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0093-0657 Calcitrol 0.25 Mcg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-0658 Calcitriol 0.5 Mcg Oral Capsule by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7352 Calcitriol .25 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • 0093-7353 Calcitriol .5 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • 0143-9728 Calcitriol 1 ug/ml Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0179-0196 Calcitriol .25 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0197 Calcitriol .5 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0245 Calcitriol .25 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0246 Calcitriol .5 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0517-0132 Calcitriol 1 ug/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by American Regent, Inc.
  • 17478-831 Calcitriol 1 ug/ml Intravenous Injection by Akorn, Inc.
  • 17478-931 Calcitriol 1 ug/ml Intravenous Injection by Akorn, Inc.
  • 17478-932 Calcitriol 2 ug/ml Intravenous Injection by Akorn, Inc.
  • 17856-0723 Calcitriol .25 ug/1 Oral Capsule by Atlantic Biologicals Corps
  • 23155-118 Calcitrol 0.25 Mcg Oral Capsule by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 23155-119 Calcitriol 0.5 Mcg Oral Capsule by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 23155-662 Calcitriol .25 ug/1 Oral Capsule by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 23155-663 Calcitriol .5 ug/1 Oral Capsule by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 31 more results ...

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

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