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In the US, Doxercalciferol (doxercalciferol systemic) is a member of the drug class vitamins and is used to treat 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 hypoparathyroidism

Vitamin D analogue

Chemical Names

(5Z,7E,22E)-9,10-Secoergosta-5,7,10,(19),22-tetraene-1alpha,3beta-diol (WHO)

9,10-Secoergosta-5,7,10(19),22-tetraene-1,3-diol, (1-alpha,3-beta,5Z,7E,22E)-

Foreign Names

  • Doxercalciferolum (Latin)
  • Doxercalciferol (German)
  • Doxercalciferol (French)
  • Doxercalciferol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Doxercalciferol (OS: USAN)
  • 1-alpha-Hydroxyergocalciferol (IS)
  • 1-alpha-Hydroxyvitamin D2 (IS)
  • 1-alpha-OH-D2 (IS)
  • 1-Hydroxyergocalciferol (IS)
  • BRN 4716774 (IS)
  • TSA 870 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Aderogyl Pedi├ítrico (Doxercalciferol and Retinol (pediatric))
    Sanofi, Guatemala; Sanofi, Panama; Sanofi-Aventis, Honduras; Sanofi-Aventis, Nicaragua; Sanofi-Aventis, El Salvador
  • Hectorol
    Genzyme, United States; Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
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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