Koncal-CT (Calcitriol) Drug Price and Information

Calcitriol (Koncal-CT) is a synthetic vitamin D analog, prescribed for hypocalcemia in patients undergoing chronic renal dialysis. It helps proper absorption and use of calcium and phosphate in the body.
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Koncal-CT - Konverge Healthcare Pvt. Ltd

Koncal-CT  Tablet  

Generic : Calcitriol
500mg / 0.25mcg / 4mg / 75mg / 1mg / 35mg / 1mcg
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Koncal-CT from Konverge Healthcare Pvt. Ltd


When is Koncal-CT prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

PO- The recommended initial dose is 1 mcg (0.02 mcg/kg) to 2 mcg administered three times weekly, approximately every other day.

What are the common side effects of Koncal-CT

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.

How to use Koncal-CT?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.


In which conditions should Koncal-CT be avoided?

Contraindicated in patients with vitamin D toxicity and hypersensitivity.


What are the Precautions needed with Koncal-CT

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, kidney disease, kidney stones, hardening of the arteries, high phosphate level in the blood, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Avoid excess dosage.

It may lead to dehydration, drink enough fluid.

Are there any additional Precautions?

• 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

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store the medication at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F).

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