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The biopharmaceutical company Rockwell Medical is anxiously awaiting approval from the FDA for its injectable Vitamin D drug, Calcitriol CAS# 32222-06-3. This promising new indication approval was submitted in April of 2013, with the goal of better managing hypocalcemia in patients who experience chronic renal dialysis. As an active injectable treatment known as the brand[…]

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Calcium regulation in the human body. The role of vitamin D is shown in orange. There are several active pharmaceutical ingredient products known as vitamin D analogues, which are derivatives of this powerful vitamin, designed to aid patients’ health and well being. Vitamin D is known by many people as the vitamin that helps to[…]

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Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) is a common complication associated with chronic renal failure. The damaged kidneys do not convert enough vitamin D to its active form, calciferol, and inadequately excrete phosphate. This results in the formation of insoluble calcium phosphate in the body and removal of calcium from the blood circulation. Both processes lead to hypocalcemia,[…]

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