- What is calcitriol-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for calcitriol-oral?
- Is calcitriol-oral available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for calcitriol-oral?
- What are the side effects of calcitriol-oral?
- What is the dosage for calcitriol-oral?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with calcitriol-oral?
- Is calcitriol-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about calcitriol-oral?
Is calcitriol-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
There are no adequate and well-controlled studies of calcitriol treatment in pregnant women. Calcitriol should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the unborn baby.
Calcitriol may be excreted in human milk. Mothers should not breastfeed while taking calcitriol.
What else should I know about calcitriol-oral?
What preparations of calcitriol-oral are available?
- Oral liquid filled capsules: 0.25 and 0.5 mcg
- Oral solution: 1 mcg/ml
- Solution for injection: 1 and 2 mcg/ml
How should I keep calcitriol-oral stored?
Calcitriol should be stored at room temperature, between 15 C and 30 C (59 F and 86 F). Protect from light.
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information
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