Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg

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About Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg

Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg Capsule is Vitamin D based medication. It is used to treat hypoparathyroidism, a condition linked with low levels of two key minerals — Calcium and Phosphorus. It is also used to relieve metabolic bone disorder in patients who have chronic kidney failure. Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg is composed of Calcitriol.

How effective is Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg?

Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg Capsule contains Calcitriol, which is the most active known form of vitamin D. It is effective in treating hypoparathyroidism. Vitamin D controls the parathyroid hormone (PTH). It maintains a healthy level of calcium and phosphorus in the human body. Calcium is a crucial element of bones. Vitamin D helps the body absorb and process calcium. Therefore, this medicine has a vital role in strengthening bones.

Can I buy Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg online in Pakistan?

Yes! You can buy Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg online through our website or call us at 0311 113 6337

What dose should I choose?

To avoid conditions like hypercalcemia, you need to adjust the dose of Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg by determining each patient’s biological response. The effectiveness of this drug also depends on the daily intake of calcium.

For an adult patient, the initial recommended daily dose of Rocaltrol is 0.25 mcg.

For children it is not recommended.

The dosage may be increased after careful monitoring of serum calcium if a satisfactory response is not achieved.

What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg?

Rocaltrol is associated with the hormone which accelerates vitamin D activity in the body. That’s why its side effects are similar to that of vitamin D excessive intake. Excessive use of this medicine can result in a condition called hypercalcemia.

Some common side effects include;

  • Headache
  • Bone pain
  • Metallic taste
  • Abdominal pain
  • Stomach ache
  • Somnolence
  • Nausea & vomiting.

This medication should be avoided if a patient has a high calcium level. In that case, the patient should consult a doctor or a pharmacist. If a patient is allergic to Calcitriol, the use of this medication should be avoided.

In the case of pregnancy, you should consult your doctor or pharmacist. The safety of Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg has not been confirmed for pregnant females.

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