Alfacalcidol Capsule

Brand Name: Alpha D3
Available In: 0.25mg / 0.5mg
Contents: alfacalcidol 0.25mg Capsule
Manufacturer Glaxo smithkline
Pricing: Price Per Each CapsulleCapsule

Alfacalcidol is indicated in all conditions where there is a disturbance of calcium metabolism due to impaired 1-α hydroxylation such as when there is reduced renal function. The main indications are:

* Renal osteodystrophy
* Hyperparathyroidism (with bone disease)
* Hypoparathyroidism
* Neonatal hypocalcaemia
* Nutritional and malabsorptive rickets and osteomalacia
* Pseudo-deficiency (D-dependent) rickets and osteomalacia
* Hypophosphataemic vitamin D resistant rickets and osteomalacia
* Osteoporosis

CONTRAINDICATIONS
Alfacalcidol should not be administered in the presence of hypercalcaemia, metastatic calcification, hyperphosphataemia (except when occurring with hypoparathyroidism) or hypermagnesaemia. Alfacalcidol should not be used in patients with evidence of Vitamin D toxicity or known hypersensitivity to the effects of Vitamin D or any of its analogues.