Calcitriol Controls The Intestinal Absorption Of Calcium

For managing certain condition caused by high or low parathyroid hormone levels, the best, most trusted and recommended medicine by the doctor or health ca…

For managing certain condition caused by high or low parathyroid hormone levels, the best, most trusted and recommended medicine by the doctor or health care professional is Rocaltrol medicine. This medicine is used to manage low blood calcium levels in patients who are on chronic kidney dialysis. The main ingredient of this medicine is Calcitriol. Calcitriol is a vitamin D metabolite that is produced in the kidneys. The main function of Calcitriol is that it controls the intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphate. It plays a very important role in the regulation of bone mineralisation. Kidneys produce insufficient calcitriol in chronic renal failure. All this leads to phosphate metabolism and abnormalities of calcium.

Rocaltrol is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of hypoclcaemia and osteoporosis. Calcitriol is the main ingredient of this medicine. This medicine works by promoting proper absorption and use of calcium and phosphate by the body in normal bone development and maintenance. This medicine is available in form of capsules by both brand and generic name. The other product related to this medicine is Actonel and Boniva. This medicine is used to treat low serum calcium levels in the blood. It is also available in form of oral solution. This medicine ca be used for other medical purpose as suggested by doctor or health care professional.

Precaution Before taking this medicine you should know full information about the medicine to avoid any serious sude effect. Precaution need to be take care of are as follows 1) Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it or to its ingredient.

2) People taking treatment of this medicine should take lot of water to keep themselves hydrated. 3) People taking this medicine should get their calcium levels checked. 4) People undergoing dialysis while taking this medicine should not take antacids concurrently. 5) Use of this medicine is not recommended for pregnant and breast feeding mother as the use of this medicine in pregnant and breast feeding mother may harm the health of unborn baby or nursed child. 6) Drinking of alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine.

If you are taking any prescription, non prescription and herbal medicine you should inform your doctor before taking treatment of Rocaltrol medicine. As use of this medicine with other medicine may interact and may cause serious side effect. This medicine should not use with other medicine like like antacids, nizoral, phenytoin, steroids, vitamin D medicines, water pills and calcium medicines, to avoid drug interaction.

Rocaltrol is a prescription medicine and should be used as prescribed by the doctor. Take this medicine with a full glass of water with or without food. People taking this medicine should drink lot of water to keep themselves hydrated. The dosage recommended for this medicine is 2.5mg everyday. Do not increase or decrease the dose of the medicine on your own as it may cause serious side effect. Store tis medicine at room temperature away from light, heat and moisture. For best result, take the medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Keep all the medicines away from the reach of children and pet.