Post-menopausal osteoporosis

Active Ingredient: Calcitriol

Indication for Calcitriol

Population group: only adults (18 years old or older)

Calcitriol is also indicated for the treatment of established post-menopausal osteoporosis.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

0.5 mcg in 2 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

0.5 - 0.5 ug

Dosage regimen

From 0.25 To 0.25 ug 2 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

The recommended dose of calcitriol is 0.25 mcg twice daily. Serum calcium and creatinine levels should be determined at 1, 3 and 6 months and at 6 monthly intervals thereafter.

Active ingredient


Calcitriol is the most active known form of vitamin D3 in stimulating intestinal calcium transport. In physiological amounts it augments the intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphate and plays a significant part in the regulation of bone mineralisation.

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