CINACALCET 30mg Tablet
Cinacalcet belongs to a group of medicines called Calcimimetics. Cinacalcet is used in the treatment of hyperparathyroidism. This is a condition where one or more parathyroid glands make too much parathyroid hormone (PTH). This can cause the loss of bone tissue.
Cinacalcet is also used in the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism, which is the secretion of excessive parathyroid hormone (PTH) by the parathyroid glands in response to low blood calcium levels.
Hyperparathyroidism is most commonly seen in patients with chronic kidney failure.
What is cinacalcet 30 mg used for?
Cinacalcet is used to treat hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis. Hyperparathyroidism is a condition that is caused when the parathyroid glands make too much parathyroid hormone (PTH).
How does this Cinacalcet work?
Cinacalcet works by signaling the body to produce less parathyroid hormone, in order to decrease the amount of calcium in the blood.
Your dosage of Cinacalcet is to be determined by your doctor.
How to use Cinacalcet
Use as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush or break it. This medication may be taken with or without food. Best taken at the same time daily.
Cinacalcet Side Effects
Some of the side effects of Cinacalcet include:
- Blurred vision
- Chest pain
- Muscle pain
- Difficult or painful urination
- Do not use this medication if you are allergic to Cincalcet or any other ingredients present in it.
- Tell your doctor of all the other medicines you are currently taking.
- Also inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Before using Cinacalcet, inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Galactose Intolerance
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
- Heart diseases
- Liver diseases
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