calcitriol

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calcitriol

[‚kal·sə′trī‚ōl]
(biochemistry)
1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol, the form of vitamin D that is involved in intestinal absorption of Ca2+and Ca2+resorption by bone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(4.) Other medicinal products, such as Calcijex and Rocaltrol, containing calcitriol as sole active ingredient, had already been granted authorisation to be placed on the market before Silkis ointment.
According to the severity of secondary hyperparathyroidism, each patient being treated for secondary hyper parathyroidism was given oral active vitamin D3 calcitriol (Rocaltrol; Roche Laboratories Inc., Nutley, NJ), calcium carbonate capsule, and sevelamer (Renagel; Genzyme Europe BV, Naarden, The Netherlands) tablets at various doses.
Calcitriol oral solution, Roxane Laboratories Rocaltrol oral