dihydrotachysterol (DHT)-oral, DHT, Hytakerol
GENERIC NAME: DIHYDROTACHYSTEROL (DHT) - ORAL (dye-HYE-dro-tack-ISS-ter-ohl)
BRAND NAME(S): DHT, Hytakerol
USES: This is a form of vitamin D, a fat-soluble vitamin stored in the body. Vitamin D is necessary for normal bone development. This medication is used to treat certain types of muscle cramps (tetany) and to regulate parathyroid hormone in persons with hypoparathyroidism.
HOW TO USE: This medication is taken by mouth. Carefully measure the liquid doses using the dropper provided or a marked medication spoon. Do not take this medication with mineral oil or magnesium containing antacids which may reduce its effects.
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