Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd Generic : Calcitriol
₹ 49.30 0.25mcg 10 Capsules
PO- The recommended initial dose is 1 mcg (0.02 mcg/kg) to 2 mcg administered three times weekly, approximately every other day.
Central Nervous System :
Weakness, headache, sensory disturbances, muscle weakness, mood changes and drowsiness.
Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, constipation, metallic taste, loss of appetite, abdominal pain or stomach pain.
Musculoskeletal : Muscle pain and bone pain.
Genitourinary : Nighttime urination, frequent urination, urinary tract infection and Blood urea nitrogen.
Metabolic : Weight loss, increased thirst, dehydration, increased fat in blood and elevated liver enzymes.
Eye and ENT : Eye inflammation and photophobia.
Heart : High blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythm.
Central Nervous System : Muscle weakness and mood changes.
It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.
Contraindicated in patients with vitamin D toxicity and hypersensitivity.
• Patients with kidney disease should consult a nephrologist before drinking plenty of liquid.
• Monitor serum calcium levels to avoid the risk of hypercalcemia.
• Special diet should be followed while taking calcitriol
• Patients on dialysis requires low phosphate diet
Store the medication at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F).