Zemplar

Active Ingredient(s): Paricalcitol
FDA Approved: * April 17, 1998
Pharm Company: * ABBOTT
Category: Thyroid

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



Zemplar Overview

Paricalcitol (chemically it is 19-nor-1,25-(OH)2-vitamin D2. Marketed by Abbott Laboratories under the trade name Zemplar) is a drug used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone) associated with chronic renal failure. It is an analog of 1,25-dihydroxyergocalciferol, the active form of vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol). Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Contraindications 2.2 Interactions 2.3 Overdose 3 Mechanism...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Paricalcitol
  • Capsule: 1mcg, 1ugm, 2mcg, 2ugm, 4mcg, 4ugm
  • Injection: 0.002mg/ml, 0.005mg/ml, 0.01mg/2ml (0.005mg/ml), 0.04mcg/kg To 0.1mcg/kg, 10mcg/2ml, 10mcg/ml, 2mcg/ml, 5mcg/ml
  • Solution: 0.002mg/ml (0.002mg/ml), 0.005mg/ml (0.005mg/ml), 0.01mg/2ml (0.005mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Zemplar: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0074-1658 Zemplar 5 ug/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0074-4314 Zemplar 0.002 mg Oral Capsule by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0074-4315 Zemplar 0.004 mg Oral Capsule by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0074-4317 Zemplar 0.001 mg Oral Capsule by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0074-4637 Zemplar 2 ug/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0074-9036 Zemplar 1 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0074-9037 Zemplar 2 ug/1 Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Abbvie Inc.
  • 55154-6971 Zemplar 0.001 mg Oral Capsule by Cardinal Health

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

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