Category: Thyroid

Etelcalcetide Overview

Etelcalcetide (formerly velcalcetide, trade name Parsabiv) is a calcimimetic drug for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients undergoing hemodialysis. It is administered intravenously at the end of each dialysis session.[1][2] Etelcalcetide functions by binding to and activating the calcium-sensing receptor in the parathyroid gland.[1] Parsabiv is currently owned by Amgen and Ono Pharmaceuticals in Japan.[3]&am...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 10mg/2ml, 2.5mg/0.5ml, 5mg/ml
  • Solution: 10mg/2ml (5mg/ml), 2.5mg/0.5ml (2.5mg/0.5ml), 5mg/ml (5mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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