Calcitriol

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Oral Solution

GENERAL

Calcitriol is a metobolite of Vitamin D. It is used in the management of hypocalcemia (low blood calcium levels). Calcitriol is necessary for the absorption of dietary calcium from the intestines.

PROPER USAGE

Adequate dietary and/or supplemental calcium is necessary in order to see results from calcitriol therapy. Your pet may have to take a calcium supplement or a change in diet. It is possible to then get hypercalcemia (high calcium levels) from calcitriol

SIDE EFFECTS

Hypercalcemia (see symptoms above) Contact vet if there are any adverse effects or unusual behavior.

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