What is Hectorol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Hectorol® is a brand name for doxercalciferol, a Vitamin D analog used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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Duration

Stopped taking Hectorol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
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Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
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Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
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1 patient evaluation for Hectorol

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mburke17
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mburke17
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 49y
  • Organ: Pancreas/Kidney
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
  1. Pancreas : 6y Waiting
  2. Kidney : 5y Transplanted
I have:
Kidney Transplant

See mburke17's full Hectorol history

Jun 7, 2011 (Started Apr 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Chronic Kidney Disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mcg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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