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    Alfacalcidol

    Information about Alfacalcidol

    Alfacalcidol uses

    Alfacalcidol is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

    How alfacalcidol works

    Alfacalcidol provides essential nutrients.

    Common side effects of alfacalcidol

    Rash, Increased calcium level in blood, Increased phosphate level in blood, Itching, Renal disorder

    Available Medicine for Alfacalcidol

    • ₹82 to ₹104
      Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹99 to ₹289
      Panacea Biotec Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹55
      Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Alfacalcidol

    • Do not take alfacalcidol if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to alfacalcidol or any of the other ingredients. 
    • Do not take alfacalcidol if you know you have a condition called hypercalcemia (increased calcium level in blood) or calcification (high levels of calcium in body tissues).
    • Consult your doctor before taking alfacalcidol if you have any problems with your kidneys, particularly kidney stones.

    Frequently asked questions for Alfacalcidol

    Alfacalcidol

    Q. Is Alfacalcidol a steroid?
    Alfacalcidol is not a steroid; it belongs to a group of medicines called vitamin D analogues.

    Content on this page was last updated on 14 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)