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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... of 1mcg. Does anyone know if this is a common form of treatment with this medication? They did not give me a return appointment until June!
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Hypoparathyroidism - Hi, After 20+ years on the same dosage of calcium and Rocaltrol, I am suddenly?
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