What is Paricalcitol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Paricalcitol is a vitamin D analog. It is used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with stage 3 and 4 CKD and stage 5 CKD patients on hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis

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Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Paricalcitol

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Paricalcitol

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Paricalcitol

Duration

Stopped taking Paricalcitol

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
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 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Paricalcitol

Aug 23, 2010 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for hyperparathyroidism)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mcg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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