Side effect(s) of Calcitriol

Read the side effects of Calcitriol as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
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.

Other 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
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