Calcitriol Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled 0.25Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Calcitriol: Oral capsule, liquid filled (0.25mcg)

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Calcitriol 0.25mcg Cap
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Calcitriol 0.25mcg Cap
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 657 
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Calcitriol 0.25mcg Cap
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Calcitriol 0.25mcg Cap
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: R25 

What is this Medicine?

CALCITRIOL (kal si TRYE ole) is a man made form of vitamin D. It helps your body keep the proper levels of calcium and phosphorus and maintain healthy bones and teeth.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Calcitriol: Oral capsule, liquid filled(0.25mcg)
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Calcitriol 0.25mcg Capsule

NDC: 000540007
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypoparathyroidism, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypocalcemia, Renal Osteodystrophy

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Osteoporosis Prophylaxis, Rickets, Osteoporosis, Osteopetrosis, Vitamin D Deficiency, Hypophosphatemia

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Calcitriol 0.25mcg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Calcitriol 0.25mcg Capsule

High Urine Calcium Incidence:
3.0-14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
High Calcium Levels Incidence:
33.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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