24 Oct 2009
Rocaltrol is indicated in the management of secondary hyperparathyroidism and resultant metabolic bone disease in patients with moderate to severe chronic renal failure (Ccr 15 to 55 mL/min) not yet on dialysis. In children, the creatinine clearance value must be corrected for a surface area of 1.73 square meters. A serum iPTH level of ≥ 100 pg/mL is strongly suggestive of secondary hyperparathyroidism
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- Rocaltrol Information for Consumers
- Rocaltrol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Rocaltrol (detailed)
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... calcium but are not on dialysis
1 answer • 18 Jan 2010
I am using this product for a dog with CRF(cronic renal failure) and need to know what happens if the drug is heated, or added to warm food.
1 answer • 12 Jun 2010
... medicine may caused restless legs itching, less appetite. What can i do for these situation
0 answers • 11 Apr 2011
Hypoparathyroidism - Hi, After 20+ years on the same dosage of calcium and Rocaltrol, I am suddenly?
... hypercalemic. Calcium level was 13.2. I have been struggling to cut the dosage back and levels are getting better. Anyone have an idea why this ...
1 answer • 11 Mar 2014