ROCALTROL Soft capsules Ref.[6479] Active ingredients: Calcitriol

Source: Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)  Revision Year: 2014  Publisher: Roche Products Limited, 6 Falcon Way, Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1TW, United Kingdom

Product name and form

Rocaltrol 0.25 microgram Capsules.

Rocaltrol 0.5 microgram Capsules.

Pharmaceutical Form

Soft capsules.

0.25 microgram: One length brown-orange to red-orange opaque and the other white to grey-yellow or grey-orange opaque.

0.5 microgram: Both lengths brown-orange to red-orange opaque.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each capsule contains either 0.25 or 0.5 microgram of calcitriol.

For excipients, see 6.1.

Active Ingredient Description

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.

List of Excipients


Medium-chain triglycerides


Karion 83 (Sorbitol, Mannitol, Hydrogenated hydrolysed starch)
Titanium dioxide E171
Iron oxide red E172
Iron oxide yellow E172

Pack sizes and marketing

PVC opaque blisters containing 100 capsules (5 strips of 20 capsules).

Marketing authorization holder

Roche Products Limited, 6 Falcon Way, Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1TW, United Kingdom

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

Rocaltrol 0.25 microgram Capsules: PL 00031/0122
Rocaltrol 0.5 microgram Capsules: PL 00031/0123

13 January 2003


Drug Countries
ROCALTROL Austria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ecuador, Estonia, Spain, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States

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