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Calcitriol (Rocaltrol, Calcijex is a discontinued brand) is a medication prescribed to treat low levels of calcium in people with kidney disease, rickets, and familial hypophosphatemia. Side effects, drug interactions, dosing, storage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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