Can you overdose on calcitriol?
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In this regard, how much calcitriol should I take?
Calcitriol comes as a capsule or liquid to take by mouth. Your dose will depend on your medical condition and response to treatment. Your doctor may start you on a lower dose of this medicine and gradually increase it. Calcitriol is typically taken once a day, or once every other day, in the morning.
Similarly, can you take calcitriol and calcium together? Since calcitriol also increases calcium levels, taking these two types of medications together may cause hypercalcemia (abnormally highly levels of calcium). Calcitriol should be used cautiously in patients taking digoxin (Lanoxin).
Keeping this in view, what are the side effects of calcitriol?
Calcitriol side effects
- dehydration symptoms--feeling very thirsty or hot, being unable to urinate, heavy sweating, or hot and dry skin;
- high calcium levels--nausea, vomiting, constipation, increased thirst or urination, muscle weakness, bone pain, confusion, lack of energy, or tired feeling; or.
How long does calcitriol stay in your system?
Following multiple-dose administration, serum Calcitriol levels reached steady-state within 7 days. Calcitriol is approximately 99.9% bound in blood.