Generic Name - Calcitriol
Category - Vitamin
Actions of Vitamin D.
Generic for Rocaltrol* is a form of Vitamin D that keeps the amount of calcium in the blood from becoming too low (hypocalcemia). Rocaltrol* ensures that blood levels of these minerals are high enough to support the constant turnover of bone and to supply cells with the calcium needed to perform essential functions. In other words, Rocaltrol* is designed to increase the amount of calcium and phosphorus circulating in the bloodstream.
Generic for Rocaltrol* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Rocaltrol* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Rocaltrol* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Blood Vessel disease.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Rocaltrol*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Generic for Rocaltrol* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericRocaltrol*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Rocaltrol* for low calcium levels is once a day or once every other day in the morning.
Generic for Rocaltrol* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Rocaltrol* side Effects include bone pain, constipation,
Dry mouth, headache, metallic taste, nausea, vomiting and unusual tiredness, or weakness.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Rocaltrol*.
Generic for Rocaltrol* and Pregnancy
Studies indicate that use of Generic for Rocaltrol* during pregnancy need to be at the right stipulated dosage. Consult your doctor and seek medical advice.
Generic for Rocaltrol* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Rocaltrol* is likely to be secreted into breast milk while breast feeding infants. Some experts recommend that the mother not nurse while taking Rocaltrol*. Consult your doctor and take medical opinion.
Generic for Rocaltrol* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Rocaltrol* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Rocaltrol* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Rocaltrol* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Rocaltrol* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.