Paricalcitol (Zemplar): a vitamin D analogue for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism. Australian Prescriber review

From Australian Prescriber: Paricalcitol Zemplar (Abbott) 1 microgram, 2 microgram and 4 microgram capsules 5 microgram/mL in 1 mL and 2 mL ampoules Approved indication: secondary hyperparathyroidism Australian Medicines Handbook section 10.3.2 In chronic renal failure there is reduced production of calcitriol, the active form of vitamin D. This affects calcium homeostasis and leads to […]