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Paricalcitol: Solution for injection (2mcg)

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What is this Medicine?

PARICALCITOL (par i KAL si trole) is a man made form of vitamin D. It is used in patients with chronic renal failure. It helps your body maintain the right amount of calcium and phosphorus for healthy bones and teeth.

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Paricalcitol 2mcg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 004091007
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Product is stable for 28 days after breaking seal when stored between 68 to 77 degrees F
Do not freeze
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Paricalcitol 2mcg/ml Solution for Injection
Daily Life Interactions for Paricalcitol 2mcg/ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Paricalcitol 2mcg/ml Solution for Injection(Paricalcitol)
Grapefruit juice and Paricalcitol(Paricalcitol)
Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the side effects of Paricalcitol (Zemplar). Do not significantly increase grapefruit juice intake while taking this drug, or avoid grapefruit juice if possible. Side effects from Paricalcitol include dizziness, fatigue or sleepiness, loss of appetite, dry mouth or metallic taste, nausea or vomiting, stomach cramps, constipation or diarrhea, ringing in the ears, loss of balance, skin rash, muscle or joint pain, or general irritability. Report any unexplained or persistent side effects to your health care provider.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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