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CERACAL 60MG TABLET

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Composition for CERACAL

Cinacalcet(60 mg)

food interaction for CERACAL

alcohol interaction for CERACAL

pregnancy interaction for CERACAL

lactation interaction for CERACAL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Ceracal 60mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ceracal 60mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CERACAL

Cinacalcet(60 mg)

Uses

Ceracal 60mg tablet is used in the treatment of hypercalcemia(increased calcium levels in blood) and hyperparathyroidism.

How it works

Ceracal 60mg tablet belongs to a class of drugs called as calcimimetics. It works by signaling the parathyroid gland to produce less amount of chemical called parathyroid hormone which lowers the excess blood calcium levels resulting in thinning of bones.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Chest pain, Convulsion, Dizziness, Muscle pain, Muscle cramp, Stomach upset, Tingling sensation of extremity, Tingling sensation, Weakness, Vomiting, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES for CERACAL

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Expert advice for CERACAL

  • Inform your doctor before taking cinacalcet if you have heart or liver problems, seizures (fits), history of life threatening hypocalcemia (low blood calcium levels) or if you have started or stopped smoking.
  • Consult your doctor before taking the medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you are taking medicines used to treat skin or bacterial infections, fungal infections, HIV infection, heart problems, depression or high blood pressure.
  • Take this medicine with food or meals as may lead to better absorption of the drug.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking this drug as it may lead to dizziness.

Frequently asked questions for CERACAL

Cinacalcet

Q.What is cinacalcet used for?
Cinacalcet is used to treat increased blood calcium levels cause due to a condition called as hyperparathyroidism

Q.How does cinacalcet work?
Cinacalcet works by decreasing the level of parathyroid hormone which further prevents the increased level of calcium in the blood.

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Content on this page was last updated on 23 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)