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Etelcalcetide Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 19, 2023.

Applies to the following strengths: 5 mg/mL

Usual Adult Dose for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Initial dose: 5 mg IV 3 times per week

Maintenance dose: 2.5 to 15 mg IV 3 times per week


Use: For the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis.

Renal Dose Adjustments

This drug is not recommended for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) not on hemodialysis

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Dose Adjustments

At Maintenance Dose:

INCREASE dose in Increments of 2.5 mg or 5 mg:

DECREASE or Temporarily Stop Therapy:



Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


See Adult Dosage

Other Comments

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