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Introduction

Expert Advice

The patient taking this medicine must take a regular blood test to blood calcium and phosphate levels, especially in children, patients with kidney problems, and patients on a high dose of this medication.

This medication is not recommended for use in children under 20kg.

This medication is to be taken with a drink of water and with a meal.

Keep out of the reach of children and do not store above 25 C.

Primary Uses

Vitamin D deficiency

Indications

This medicine is used for the treatment of renal osteodystrophy (alteration of bone morphology in patients with chronic kidney disease), hyperparathyroidism (decreased secretion of parathyroid hormone), and hyperparathyroidism (excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone). It is also used in malabsorptive and vitamin D resistant rickets (soft bones in children) and osteomalacia (soft bones in adults).

Side Effects

The patient taking this medication may experience nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, headache, rash, and raised concentration of calcium and phosphate in plasma and urine.

Warnings

Pregnancy

No definitive data regarding pregnant females are available, therefore, be cautious. Consult your doctor for further advice.

Lactation

The effects of this medication are undetermined in nursing females. Hence, consult your healthcare provider for further advice.

Driving

Please avoid driving when taking this medicine as it may affect your ability to drive.

Precautions

The patient taking this medicine must take a regular blood test to blood calcium and phosphate levels. The Patient should inform the doctor about history of Kidney stones and the patient should be advised for signs of hypercalcemia (increased calcium in the blood), calcification of pulmonary (lung) tissue, cardiac valve sclerosis (thickened valve), and arteriosclerosis (thickened arteries).

Contraindications

This medication is contraindicated in cases of hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) and metastatic calcification (deposition of calcium in normal body tissues).

FAQS

How does this medicine work?

This medicine increases the amount of active vitamin D in the body, which in turn increases the level of calcium and phosphate in the blood and helps reduce bone breakdown. It is also given to provide a more rapid increase in active vitamin D and hence calcium, in people with various bone diseases.

How long is the effect of this medicine?

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 2-7 days.

What is the role of Vitamin-D in our body?

Vitamin-D is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps your body absorb calcium and phosphorus. Having the right amount of vitamin-D, calcium and phosphorus is important for building and keeping strong bones.

How should I take this medicine?

Take this medicine exactly as your doctor tells you to. It is usually taken as one dose a day. Try to take your doses at the same time of day each day, as this will help you to remember to take it regularly.

How to store this medicine?

Store in a cool, dry place away from direct heat and light. Keep it away from the reach of children and animals.

Disclaimer

Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.

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