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Medications for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Drugs associated with Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Secondary Hyperparathyroidism: The parathyroids are four glands in the neck that produce parathyroid hormone to help control calcium metabolism.

Excessive production of this hormone caused by increased activity of these glands is known as hyperparathyroidism. When this occurs in response to low blood calcium caused by another condition, the condition is called secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Sensipar Rx C N 7 reviews
6.0

Generic name: cinacalcet systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous uncategorized agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zemplar Rx C N Add review
7.0

Generic name: paricalcitol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
calcitriol Off Label Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: calcitriol systemic

Brand name:  Rocaltrol

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Hectorol Rx B N Add review
8.0

Generic name: doxercalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Rocaltrol Off Label Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: calcitriol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
cinacalcet Rx C N 8 reviews
6.0

Generic name: cinacalcet systemic

Brand name:  Sensipar

Drug class: miscellaneous uncategorized agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
paricalcitol Rx C N Add review
7.0

Generic name: paricalcitol systemic

Brand name:  Zemplar

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
doxercalciferol Rx B N Add review
8.0

Generic name: doxercalciferol systemic

Brand name:  Hectorol

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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