What is Doxercalciferol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Hectorol

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Doxercalciferol is the generic for Hectorol. It is used to lower parathyroid hormone levels in dialysis patients.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Doxercalciferol

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Doxercalciferol

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
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Duration

Stopped taking Doxercalciferol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Doxercalciferol

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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 Doxercalciferol 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

  • 0 helpful marks
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