It is used to reduce the viscosity of blood thus restoring normal flow of blood and also prevents platelet hyper aggregation.
How it works
It promotes calcium absorption in the intestines and retention at the kidneys thus increasing serum calcium levels. It also increases renal tubule phosphate resorption consequently decreasing serum phosphatase levels, PTH levels and bone resorption.
Common side effects
Central nervous system depression, Coma, Ectopic mineralization