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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Calcitriol (calcitriol systemic) is a member of the drug class vitamins and is used to treat Hypocalcemia, Hypoparathyroidism, Renal Osteodystrophy, Rickets and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of osteoporosis


Calcium regulator

Vitamin D, active form

Chemical Names

(5Z,7E)-9,10-secocholesta-5,7,10(19)-triene-1α,3β,25-triol (WHO)


Foreign Names

  • Calcitriolum (Latin)
  • Calcitriol (German)
  • Calcitriol (French)
  • Calcitriol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Calcitriol (OS: USAN, DCF, BAN, JAN)
  • Calcitrolo (OS: DCIT)
  • 1,25-Dihydroxycholecalciferol (IS)
  • 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D₃ (IS)
  • Ro 21-5535 (IS: Roche)
  • U 49562 (IS)
  • Calcitriol (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Calcitriolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Albrinol
    Alvartis Pharma, Mexico
  • Becanex (Calcitriol and Betamethasone)
    Meider, Taiwan
  • Bio-D3
    Macleods, India
  • Bonical-C (Calcitriol and Calcium)
    East West, India
  • Bonkey
    RG Pharmaceuticals, Pakistan
  • Bonky
    Bio-Pharmaceuticals, Malaysia; Yuyu, Malaysia
  • Cacare
    Nang Kuang, Taiwan; Nang Kuang Pharma, Thailand; Novatec, Thailand
  • Calcibest
    Bestochem, India
  • Calcijex
    Abbott, Australia; Abbott, China; Abbott, Hong Kong; Abbott, Italy; Abbott, Peru; Abbott, Taiwan; Abbott, United States; AbbVie, Austria; AbbVie, Canada; AbbVie, Hungary; AbbVie, Singapore; AbbVie, Turkey; Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Calcit
    Soho, Indonesia
  • Calcit SG
    Zydus Cadila, Thailand
  • Calcitarol
    BioMedix, Japan
  • Calcitriol
    Investi, Argentina; Refasa, Peru; Unimed, Peru
  • Calcitriol aaiPharma
    AAIPharma, United States
  • Calcitriol Abbott
    Abbott Laboratories de Chile, Chile
  • Calcitriol Airflow
    Airflow, New Zealand
  • Calcitriol Colmed
    Colmed, Colombia
  • Calcitriol HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Calcitriol Kern Pharma
    Kern, Spain
  • Calcitriol Kunihiro
    Kokando Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Calcitriol P & D
    P & D, Malta
  • Calcitriol Purissimus
    Purissimus, Argentina
  • Calcitriol Roche
    Roche, Greece
  • Calcitriol Roxane
    Roxane, United States
  • Calcitriol Salmon Pharma
    Salmon, Switzerland
  • Calcitriol Teva
    Teva, Spain; Teva, United States
  • Calcitriol-GA
    Ascent, Australia
  • Calcitriol-Nefro
    Medice, Germany
  • Calcitriolo DOC Generici
    DOC Generici, Italy
  • Calcitriolo Dr Reddy's
    Dr Reddy's, Italy
  • Calcitriolo EG
    EG, Italy
  • Calcitriolo Hospira
    Hospira Italia, Italy
  • Calcitriolo Mylan Generics
    Mylan, Italy
  • Calcitriolo Teva
    Teva Italia, Italy
  • Calcitrol
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Calcitrol-AFT
    AFT, New Zealand
  • Calcor-CT (Calcitriol and Calcium Carbonate)
    Skylane, India
  • Caldemin
    Ryukakusan, Japan
  • Caldyne (Calcitriol and Calcium Dicitrate)
    Adley, India
  • Caleobrol
    Complex Therapeutics, Chile
  • Cal-Jet (Calcitriol and Magnesium Chloride, + Calcium Chloride (veterinary use))
    AHD, New Zealand
  • Calkis
    New Chemical, Taiwan
  • Calomin
    Pacific Pharma, Myanmar
  • Caloren
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Calosto
    AHPL, India
  • Calsolid
    Roddome, Ecuador
  • Caltrioject
    Angelini, Greece
  • Carcal (Calcitriol and Calcium Carbonate)
    Santiago, India
  • Carciorol
    Taisho Yakuhin, Japan
  • Cartol
    Sawai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Colitrol
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • C-Yum-Os (Calcitriol and Calcium Citrate Malate)
    Zydus, India
  • Decostriol
    LENIS, Slovenia; mibe, Germany; Scherrer, China
  • Densical-C (Calcitriol and Calcium Carbonate)
    Adcock Ingram, India
  • Dexiven
    Rivero, Argentina
  • Dicaltrol
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Difix
    Promedica, Italy
  • Ecatrol
    Ethica Industri Farmasi, Indonesia
  • Flocalex
    Essex Italia, Italy
  • Gai San Chun
    Zhengda Fenghai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Hicalol
    Chin Teng, China; Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Hipoteriol
    Nagase Medicals, Japan
  • Improcal
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Kolkatriol
    Phapros, Indonesia
  • Liquical
    Beacon, Bangladesh
  • Lotravel
    LKM, Argentina
  • Lucent
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Macalol
    Fisherman, Taiwan
  • Macolol
    Lotus Pharmaceuticals, China
  • Maxmarvil (Calcitriol and Alendronic Acid)
    Yuyu, Myanmar
  • Meditrol
    Mega Lifesciences, Myanmar; Mega Lifesciences, Thailand; Mega Lifesciences, Vietnam
  • Oscal
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Osteod
    R.P. Scherer, Taiwan; Teva, Czech Republic
  • OsteoD
    Teva, Bulgaria
  • Osteofem
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Osteotriol
    Teva, Germany
  • Ostovell
    Novell Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Ostriol
    Pratapa Nirmala/Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Otanol
    Asahi Kasei Pharma, Japan
  • Promocal
    Navana, Bangladesh
  • Psorafuse
    Mankind, India
  • Rifill-C (Calcitriol and Calcium Dicitrate)
    Goldline, India
  • Rocalcitol YD
    Yoshindo, Japan
  • Rocaltrol
    AHPL, India; Cherubino, Malta; Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; Deva, Turkey; F. Hoffmann-La Roche LTD, Serbia; Hoffmann-La Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Latvia; Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Japan; Medcor, Netherlands; Productos Roche, Chile; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Australia; Roche, Bangladesh; Roche, Belgium; Roche, Bulgaria; Roche, Brazil; Roche, Canada; Roche, China; Roche, Colombia; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Ecuador; Roche, Estonia; Roche, Spain; Roche, France; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Myanmar; Roche, Malaysia; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, Oman; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Portugal; Roche, Romania; Roche, Sweden; Roche, Uruguay; Roche, South Africa; Roche Products, United Kingdom; RP Scherer, Georgia; Validus, United States
  • Rocaltrol Roche
    Eurim-Pharm, Austria; Roche Austria, Austria
  • Rockbon (Calcitriol and Calcium)
    AHPL, India
  • Roical
    Shin Poong, Bangladesh; Shin Poong, Malaysia
  • Silcikis
    CBC, Taiwan
  • Silkis
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Galderma, Canada; Galderma, China; Galderma, Czech Republic; Galderma, Germany; Galderma, Spain; Galderma, France; Galderma, Greece; Galderma, Hong Kong; Galderma, Ireland; Galderma, Mexico; Galderma, Netherlands; Galderma, Norway; Galderma, Portugal; Galderma, Singapore; Galderma, Taiwan; Galderma Italia, Italy; Galderma Nordic AB, Finland; Galderma Spirig, Switzerland
  • Sorvate
    Glenmark, India
  • Sorvate-C (Calcitriol and Clobetasol)
    Glenmark, India
  • Torusitorin
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Triocalcit
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Triol-D
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • U-Ca
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Uni-Calcioz
    Unimed Pharm, Vietnam
  • Vectical
    Galderma, United States
  • Votrace
    Verisfield, Greece


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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