Alfacip 0.25mcg

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SKU 64
Generic For Alfacip
Strength 0.25mcg
Generic Name Alfacalcidol

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Alfacip - 0.25 mcg (Alfacacidol)

Alfalcip (an analog of vitamin D) contains the active ingredient Alfacacidol and administered to treat conditions with impairments of calcium metabolism. The condition treated by alfacip are renal osteodystrophy, hyperparathyroidism (a disorder with parathyroid hormone deficiency, the substance required for the adsorption of calcium and phosphorus), neonatal hypocalcemia, hypoparathyroidism, nutritional and malabsortion rickets and osteomalacia, hypophosphataemic vitamin D resistant rickets and osteomalacia, osteoporosis, pseudo-deficiency (D-dependent) rickets and osteomalacia. It is manufactured by cipla LTD., India.

What is Alfacip used for?

Alfacip 0.25 mcg is a biologically active form of vitamin D. It promotes the uptake of calcium from foodstuff and assists in the development of healthy bones.
They are used in conditions where there is a disturbance in the body’s calcium levels, for example in kidney disorders. They are
generally used to treat the following conditions:

  • Changes in bone caused by kidney failure
  • Softening and deformity of the bones due to lack of calcium
  • Low blood calcium in newborn babies
  • Disorders of the parathyroid glands
  • Softening and deformity of the bones due to lack of calcium

How does Alfacip works?

Alfalcip 0.25 mcg is a form of vitamin D used to treat hypocalcemia (low calcium levels in the blood). Alfacip contains the active ingredient alfacacidol and prescribed to treat conditions with impairments of calcium metabolism caused by 1-α hydroxylation disorders.

Where to buy Alfacip online?

You can buy generic Alfacip 0.25 mg online from at the lowest price as compared to any other local or online pharmacy.

What are the side effects of Alfacip?

The following side effects may occur:

  • Hypercalcemia
  • Malaise
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headache and dizziness
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Dry mouth
  • Abdominal or gastrointestinal pain such as heartburn
  • Heart palpitations
  • Bone, muscle and joint pain

What medications interact with Alfacip?

Long-term treatment with anticonvulsants, including phenytoin, may change vitamin D and calcium metabolism. This results in metabolic bone disease and hypocalcaemia and even seizers. Monitoring of calcium levels in the patients on antiepileptic drugs is required.

When should Alfacip not be used?

Patients suffering with hypercalcaemia, hyperphosphataemia (except when occurring with hypoparathyroidism) or hypermagnesaemia, metastatic calcification, vitamin D toxicity or hypersensitivity to the vitamin D or its analogues cannot be treated by Alfacip o.25 mcg.  

The patients talking Alfacip should often tested to avoid hypercalcaemia for plasma levels of parathyroid hormone, calcium, alkaline phosphatase, radiographic and histological investigations. The tests are needed especially for the patients with chronic renal failure because the decline of renal function may be aggravated by prolonged hypercalcaemia.

How should Alfacip be used?

Always use Alfacip 0.25 mcg exactly as your doctor has told you. Check your doctor if you are not sure. You should continue to take these capsules for as long as your doctor tells you to.

How long Alfacip should be used?

Alfacip 0.25 mcg should be used as long as it is recommended by your health care specialist. Use it accordingly as written in the prescription letter.

Missed dose of Alfacip

If you forget to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late for your next dose. Do not increase your recommended dose. Take your dose at about the time each day to avoid missing dose.

How should Alfacip be stored?

Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture, kids and pets. Do not use after expiration term.



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