Rocaltrol 0.25mg (Calcitriol)

Rocaltrol 0.25mg (Calcitriol)


Rocaltrol 0.25mg is a prescription form of vitamin D3. Vitamin D3 plays a vital role with how the body absorbs and uses calcium. It is mainly prescribed for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis among patients who take corticosteroids. It helps to treat the low blood calcium in patients with osteodystrophy by stimulating the healthy growth of the bones and by improving the ability of the intestines to absorb calcium. Rocaltrol-0.25mg is also prescribed for the following conditions:

  • Secondary hyperthyroidism
  • Metabolic bone disease among patients with kidney problems
  • Rickets- softening and weakening of bones among children
  • Osteomalacia- weakening and softening of bones among adults
  • Familial hypophosphatemia- caused by the decreased ability of the body to break down vitamin D
  • To increase the amount of calcium of premature babies
Generic : Calcijex
Active Ingredient's : Calcitriol
Brand : Rocaltrol-0.25mg
Pack SizeStrengthPrice 
90-tablet-s 0.25mg $68.11
60-tablets 0.25mg $45.40
30-tablet-s 0.25mg $22.71


Why Buy Rocaltrol 0.25mg (Calcitriol)?

Rocaltrol-0.25mg is a cost-effective medication against several type conditions that affect the bones. It is also useful in people who are on dialysis. The active ingredient of this medication is FDA-approved since 1978. Rocaltrol-0.25mg is manufactured by Abbott Healthcare and is available here at a very affordable price.

How does Rocaltrol-0.25mg work?

Rocaltrol-0.25mg contains Calcitriol as its active ingredient. Calcitriol belongs to the group of drug known as vitamin D3 metabolites. It works by actively absorbing and regulate the calcium from the intestine for normal bone development.

How to use Rocaltrol-0.25mg?

Rocaltrol-0.25mg is a prescription form of vitamin D that you can only take upon the advice of your physician. The usual recommended dose depends on your medical condition and your response to the treatment. It is typically taken once a day in the morning or every other day. Take Rocaltrol-0.25mg exactly as prescribed. Do not take more than what is recommended. Rocaltrol-0.25mg comes in a tablet form that you need to take with a glass of water with or without food. Do not stop taking this drug unless you are told to do so. For a missed dose, take it as soon as you remember.

What are the side effects of Rocaltrol-0.25mg?

Rocaltrol-0.25mg may cause some side effects. Some of the common side effects are:

  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Bone pain
  • Weakness
  • Dry mouth
  • Runny nose
  • Metallic taste in the mouth
  • Feeling tired
  • Itching
  • Hives
  • Rash
  • Irregular heartbeat

Serious side effects are:

  • Cardiovascular system disorders like high blood pressure
  • Pruritus
  • An increased thirst
  • Pain in the lower back
  • Urinating more than usual
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle weakness
  • Metallic taste in the mouth

Warnings and Precautions

  • This drug only works when you have the right amount of calcium intake. Too much calcium intake may also cause serious side effects.
  • Rocaltrol-0.25mg may interact with other medications. Tell your doctor if you are taking other medications before using this product.
  • Drink plenty of fluid while taking Rocaltrol-0.25mg.

Additional information

Pack Size

30 Tablet/s, 60 Tablets, 90 Tablet/s


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