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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 ...

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?

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!

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