Meditrol

Meditrol Mechanism of Action

calcitriol

Manufacturer:

Mega Lifesciences

Distributor:

Maxxcare
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Action
Mechanism of Action: Calcitriol is one of the most important active metabolites of vitamin D3. It is normally formed in the kidneys from its precursor, 25-hydroxycholecalciferol (25-HCC).
Calcitriol promotes intestinal absorption of calcium and regulates bone mineralization. The pharmacological effect of a single dose of calcitriol lasts for about 3-5 days. The key role of calcitriol in the regulation of calcium homeostasis, which includes stimulating effects on osteoblastic activity in the skeleton, provides a sound pharmacological basis for its therapeutic effects in osteoporosis.
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