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Zemplar (paricalcitol) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Zemplar (paricalcitol):

Major

Vitamin D Analogs (Includes Zemplar) ↔ Electrolyte Imbalance

Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility

Applies to: Phosphate Imbalance

Vitamin D analogs administered in the presence of hyperphosphatemia can result in precipitation of calcium-phosphate deposits within the vascular or renal systems or other soft tissue calcifications. A solubility product (Serum Calcium X Phosphate) should not exceed 70. Serum electrolyte concentrations should be corrected prior to vitamin D analog therapy and monitored during therapy.

References

  1. "Product Information. Calciferol (ergocalciferol)." Schwarz Pharma, Mequon, WI.
  2. "Product Information. Calderol (calcifediol)." Organon, West Orange, NJ.
  3. "Product Information. Zemplar (paricalcitol)." Abbott Pharmaceutical, Abbott Park, IL.
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Zemplar (paricalcitol) drug Interactions

There are 199 drug interactions with Zemplar (paricalcitol)

Zemplar (paricalcitol) alcohol/food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Zemplar (paricalcitol)

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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