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Purpose of calcitriol

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Dr. Anshul Varshney MD

How and when should calcirol XXXXXXX be taken. View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anshul Varshney ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

Hi,I have been prescribed calcium carbonate ta 1.25g(500mgcal)twice daily along with calcitriol ca 25mcg also twice daily,what is the length of time on should be taking these and do I need to take ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Indranil Ghosh MD

My wife is going to have radiation treatment for thyroid cancer . She takes a Calcitriol 0.5 mcg, her pharmacist told her it could have RDC red die #3. If it has this will it effect the scan ... View answer

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

How high is the risk for taking metanix with calcitriol doseage 0.5mcg? ... View answer

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Dr. Shehzad Topiwala MD

I have been diagnosed by my endo with phpt. My serum calcium at 11.3, ionized at 5.8, pth normal now at 65 was 142 before starting calcitrol three times per week. I am 46 yrs old and classic of all symptoms, though I do... View answer

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

it out, am left with basically no parathyroids or they are damaged. Am taking Calcitriol 25 mcg. I could not get my prescription of calcitriol as our Pharmacy closed. I have a family member who offered for... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

I have scalp psoriasis, and have been prescribed to apply an ointment with clobetasol propionate and calcitrol. However, the process of application is not very effective and time consuming unless I shave my hairs off. So... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

All my Parathyroids have been removed. I take calcium and Calcitriol daily. However when I exert myself physically, I get very shaky and weak. The weakness can last for a couple of days. My doctor has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Olgeta Xhufka MD

Hi I have been taking Calcitriol Capsules, 0.25 mcg. Three times a week. I am feeling nausea, stomach blotting and pain. I also am very weak and been feeling hot and cold on and off. I do take other ... View answer

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Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

, sodium, and potassium diet for two weeks. Also Carvedilol, calcitriol, and Losartan medications for two ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saumya Mittal ( Diabetologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Anshul Varshney MD

Dear Friend. It contains calcitriol which is a form of Vitamin D3. Usually used in calcium deficiency states Good luck.

Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

Yes both are vitamin D supplements. They are all good in range of RDA

Dr. Praveen MD

Hi dear.Thanks for posting on HCM. I were to prescribe Gemcal which contains calcitriol for hyperparathyroidsm or hypo calcemia (decreased calcium levels).Hope this answers your query.