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Calcitriol

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

Brand names: CALCIJEX MEDITROL RASPUTIN ROCALTROL SILKIS VECTICAL

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

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