calcitriol(redirected from Vectical ointment)
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1α,25-Dihydroxycholecalciferol (thus, a 1,3,25-triol); formation of calcitriol is the second step in the biologic conversion of vitamin D3 to its active form; it is more potent than calcidiol.
calcitriolA form of vitamin D3 which promotes intestinal absorption of Ca2+, increases renal tubular reabsorption of Ca2+ and reduces Ca2+ resorption by bone.
Postmenopausal and corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis, hypocalcaemia, hypoparathyroidism, osteomalacia, rickets, renal osteodystrophy, chronic renal dialysis.
Nausea, vomiting, constipation, anorexia, headache, thirst, sweating, polyuria—all due to hypercalcaemia.