The Brand Name ALFAREK C Has Generic Salt :: Alfacalcidol 

ALFAREK C  Is From Company REKVINA PH. Priced :: Rs. 54

ALFAREK C have Alfacalcidol is comes under Sub class #N/A of  Main Class #N/A

Main Medicine Class:: #N/A  Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Alfacalcidol    Rs. 54  10
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 10
 ALFAREK C  REKVINA PH.  0.25MCG,250MG(CAL.CARB. 625MG)  10 Rs. 54

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From REKVINA PH. :: ALFAREK C  Alfacalcidol  #N/A #N/A

Indications for Drugs ::

Hypoparathyroidism, Hypocalcaemia, Renal osteodystrophy, Hypophosphataemia, Rickets or osteomalacia

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO Hypocalcaemia; Hypoparathyroidism; Hypophosphataemia; Renal osteodystrophy; Rickets or osteomalacia Initial: 1 mcg/day. Maintenance: 0.25-1 mcg/day. Child: Premature infants and neonates: 0.05-0.1 mcg/kg daily; <20 kg: 0.05 mcg/kg daily. Elderly: 0.5 mcg daily. Contraindication ::

Hypercalcaemia, metastatic calcification, hyperphosphataemia (except when occurring with hypoparathyroidism), hypermagnesaemia.

Drug Precautions ::

Pregnancy, lactation, renal impairment, infants, elderly. Monitor serum levels of calcium in patients with renal failure. Caution in hypercalciuria esp in those with history of renal calculi. Avoid in patients with hypersensitivity to inj. containing propylene glycol.

Drug Side Effects ::

Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, lassitude, polyuria, sweating, headache, thirst, vertigo, pruritus, rash, urticaria. Hypercalcaemia, hypercalciuria and ectopic calcification. In case of renal impairment, hyperphosphataemia. In hypercalcaemic dialysis patients, possibility of calcium influx from the dialysate should be considered.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Alfacalcidol is a precursor of the active calcitriol. It does not require renal hydroxylation but requires 25-hydroxylation in the liver for conversion to calcitriol.

Drug Interactions ::

Thiazides may increase the risk of hypercalcaemia. Some antiepileptics e.g. carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin and primidone may increase vitamin D requirements. Rifampicin, isoniazid and corticosteroids may reduce the efficacy of vitamin D.


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