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It is an analogue of vitamin D. It is commercially available in oral as well as i.v. formulations.


Hypocalcemia, Hyperthyroidism, osteodystrophy, renal failure, rickets and osteomalacia.


Hypersensitivity, hypocalcemia, hypervitaminosis, hepatic disorder, kidney disorder, diabetes, sarcoidosis, and malabsorption syndrome.

Special Precautions

Consult a physician before using it during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Side Effects

Constipation, rash, itching, drowsiness, vomiting, weakness, muscle pain, and joint pain.

Drug Interactions

Antacids, Digoxin, Chlorothiazide, metolazone, indapamide,and digoxin.

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