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0.25 mcg of calcitriol is equivalent to how many i.u. of cholecalciferol?

Posted 10 Sep 2013 by Prof A N Agrawal 1 answer

a pt taking 60000 i.u.'s of cholecalciferol once/wk and another taking 0.25 mcg calcitriol daily. Are they equivalent?

What is the equal amount in vitamin d 3 in i.u. to calcitriol 0.50 mcg?

Posted 10 Sep 2009 by angelacampbell 2 answers

i have hypoparathyroidism and i can't afford the calcitriol and when i was reading i saw that it was the same as vitamin d 3 .


Posted 5 Feb 2011 by jolarry 2 answers

My doctor prescribed Calcitriol capsules @ 6 weeks ago for softening of my bones due to Vitamin D deficiency. Since my kidney function is around 35%, I am assuming this is the cause of the bone condition. Since I have been taking Calcitriol, I have experienced severe pain in my spine, right hip ...

Calcitriol - fast heart rate, diarrhea, vomiting, metallic taste - are these side effects?

Posted 9 Sep 2010 by mom of 5 1 answer

I have been taking calsitriol for a week now. since I started taking it I have been having a fast heart rate, diarrhea, vomiting, a metal taste in my mouth, and bad headaches. I have also lost my appetite. Is this normal when you first start ? Will it go away ? I am taking .25mcg twice a day with ...

I have no thyroid or para - thyroid so I take calcitriol twice a day, 0.25mg. I take calcium?

Posted 17 Dec 2013 by Lb nancy 1 answer

... through the day, thyroid pill and my vitamins. If calcitriol interacts with all of it, when do I take it so it works properly

What has been your experience with Natpara so far? Do you feel better than with Calcitriol? Have?

Posted 28 May 2015 by Stacyf 1 answer

... you been able to stop other medications you might have been on for related conditions? (anxiety meds, diabetes meds, other?) How have the costs been? Is NPS helpful with the high copay? I'm in the paperwork process. Thanks!

Calcitriol - I am an otherwise healthy 42 year old female. My Dr prescribed Calcitrol for low blood

Posted 14 Feb 2010 by seght 1 answer

... levels of Vit D. Does this make sense without any other kidney/parathyroid issues? I am taking .25 once a day. Thanks!

If my vitamin d level is very low, but there isn't anything wrong with my thyroid should I take cal?

Posted 1 Jun 2010 by Sandy 123 1 answer

If my vitgamin d level is very low, but there isn't anything wrong with my thyroid should I take calcitriol 0.25MCG?

Why do I now need to take Vitamin D when I have been taking Calcitrol?

Posted 21 Nov 2010 by tormy 1 answer

I've been on 0.5mcg Calcitriol for several year rx'd be Endocronologist. I just had blood wk done by... Internist & Rheumatologist & both said I needed to start taking 2000 IU Vit D. Why? I thought I was covered

Why in this day and age with all the problems this pill causes have they not found something safer?

Posted 6 Oct 2011 by leron 1 answer

i have no thyroids, no parathyroids and had a tumor in my pituitary the doctors think i have mem1 what am i suppose to do besides all the other problems i have???

Is there anything I can do about the horrible headache caused by calcitriol?

Posted 8 Mar 2013 by crosscarrier 1 answer

I can't take enough hydrocodone to stop The headache without sideffects long term dilaudid caused dillusions I'm allergic to morphine... I don't know what to do!

Has anyone had a manufacturer change on Calcitriol and had an extreme reaction?

Posted 26 Dec 2015 by lveilleux71 0 answers

This happened to me within 3 weeks of taking this new manufacturer & I ended up in the hospital for 5 days as it caused me to go from hypocalcemic to hypercalcemic. This also caused my potassium & magnesium levels to go to critical lows that required IV medications. I've never been ...

I am 25 . I was detected with hypothyroidism 2 yrs back. Now everything is said to be in order but?

Posted 27 Aug 2016 by HariL 0 answers

i feel painful muscle spasms around the left shoulder and the pain feels very deep .I also had low Vit D and have been taking Calcitriol 0.25 mcg as well as 1000-D .However muscle spasm are frequent and i also catch cold very easily and feel much cold than others . So please can anyone help me with ...

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