Its Uses:-It is used to prevent or treat low vitamin D levels. It is used to treat poor parathyroid function. It is used to manage low calcium levels in patients undergoing dialysis for chronic renal failure. It is used to treat renal osteodystrophy. It is used to treat high phosphate levels. It is used to treat rickets
It works by:-By helping the body to use more of the calcium found in foods and supplements.
Dosage:-Take this drug as directed by the doctor. It is usually taken once a day in the morning with or without food. Continue to take it even if you feel well. Do not stop it without talking to your doctor.
Common side effects:-Dry mouth, muscle pain, increased thirst, loss of appetite, vomiting, metallic taste, upset stomach, constipation, difficult urination.