Medi-α

Medi-α

alfacalcidol

Manufacturer:

Mega Lifesciences

Distributor:

Maxxcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Alfacalcidol
Indications/Uses
Osteoporosis; renal osteodystrophy; hypoparathyroidism; hyperparathyroidism w/ bone disease; nutritional & malabsorptive rickets & osteomalacia; hypophosphataemic vit D-resistant rickets & osteomalacia.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >20 kg Initially 0.5-1 mcg/day. <20 kg Initially 0.05 mcg/kg/day. Adjust dose thereafter to avoid hypercalcemia.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to vit D or its analogues. Hypercalcemia, hypermagnesemia.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypercalcemia.
ATC Classification
A11CC03 - alfacalcidol ; Belongs to the class of vitamin D and analogues. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Medi-α softgel cap 0.25 mcg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;6 × 5's
Form
Medi-α softgel cap 1 mcg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;6 × 5's
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