Doxercalciferol

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Doxercalciferol
Doxercalciferol.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 54573-75-0 YesY
PubChem 5281107
ChemSpider 4444554 YesY
UNII 3DIZ9LF5Y9 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1200810 N
ATC code H05BX03
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C28H44O2
Molar mass 412.65 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Doxercalciferol (trade name Hectorol) is drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism and metabolic bone disease.[1] It is a synthetic analog of ergocalciferol (vitamin D2). It suppresses parathyroid synthesis and secretion.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sprague S M; Ho L T (2002). "Oral doxercalciferol therapy for secondary hyperparathyroidism in a peritoneal dialysis patient". Clinical nephrology 58 (2): 155–160. PMID 12227689. 
  2. ^ "Doxercalciferol". Drugs.com.