Sensipar

Active Ingredient(s): Cinacalcet
FDA Approved: * March 8, 2004
Pharm Company: * AMGEN
Category: Thyroid

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



Sensipar Overview

Cinacalcet (INN) is a drug that acts as a calcimimetic (i.e. it mimics the action of calcium on tissues) by allosteric activation of the calcium-sensing receptor that is expressed in various human organ tissues (Van Wagenen et al. (2001), U.S. Pat. 6,211,244). It is sold by Amgen under the trade name Sensipar in North America and Australia and as Mimpara in Europe. Cinacalcet is used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism (elevated parathyroid hormone levels), a consequence of end-stage renal...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinacalcet

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sensipar and antibiotics

which antibiotic is most compatible with cinacalset, previously had amoxicillin which upset. ## What type of upset did it cause? It seems your sentence was cut off. As reported by the U.S. FDA, typical antibiotic side effects can include nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Can you please post back and be more specific, so I can help you? Thanks! ## Hi Yes as far as understood my mum became lethargic and symptoms of overactive parathyroid which cinicalcet is controlling, so we felt maybe antibiotic upset effectiveness or her bodys tolerance to maintain effective control of the condition. thanks for your response.

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Sensipar

## Quoted from the FDA site: What is Sensipar used for? Sensipar is used to treat patients: · with high levels of parathyroid hormone in their blood due to chronic kidney disease that requires dialysis. · with high levels of calcium in their blood due to cancer of the parathyroid gland. Who should not take Sensipar? Do not take Sensipar if you are allergic to Sensipar or to any of the ingredients in Sensipar. Special Warning(s) with Sensipar: Sensipar lowers the amount of calcium in the blood. Low calcium levels may increase the chance of seizures. Blood calcium levels should be checked often during treatment with Sensipar, especially in patients with a history of seizures. General Precautions with Sensipar: · Patients should report the symptoms of low blood calcium right...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cinacalcet
  • Tablet: 30mg, 60mg, 90mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Sensipar: (12 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50090-3529 Sensipar 30 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 52125-130 Sensipar 30 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 53808-0577 Sensipar 30 mg Oral Tablet by State of Florida Doh Central Pharmacy
  • 53808-0578 Sensipar 60 mg Oral Tablet by State of Florida Doh Central Pharmacy
  • 54868-5616 Sensipar 30 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-4875 Sensipar 30 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55154-4876 Sensipar 60 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55513-073 Sensipar 30 mg Oral Tablet by Amgen Inc
  • 55513-074 Sensipar 60 mg Oral Tablet by Amgen Inc
  • 55513-075 Sensipar 90 mg Oral Tablet by Amgen Inc
  • 68151-4740 Sensipar 30 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Carilion Materials Management
  • 69189-0730 Sensipar 30 mg Oral Tablet, Coated by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Cinacalcet or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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sensipar and antibiotics
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