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Calcitriol

Also known as: 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3

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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
A11CC04
Calcitriol
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A11 Vitamins → A11C Vitamin A and D, incl. combinations of the two → A11CC Vitamin D and analogues
D05AX03
Calcitriol
D Dermatologicals → D05 Antipsoriatics → D05A Antipsoriatics for topical use → D05AX Other antipsoriatics for topical use

Trade names

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Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
ROCALTROL Soft capsules
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
SILKIS Ointment
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK