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Steroids with a hydroxyl group at C-3 and most of the skeleton of cholestane. Additional carbon atoms may be present in the side chain. (IUPAC Steroid Nomenclature, 1987)
Drug Drug Description Calcitriol An active metabolite of vitamin D that is used to treat hyperparathyroidism and is also used in dialysis patients to combat hypocalcemia. Calcifediol An active metabolite of vitamin D used to treat hyperparathyroidism as well as to combat hypocalcemia in dialysis patients. Cholecalciferol A form of Vitamin D used in the treatment of specific medical conditions such as refractory rickets, hypoparathyroidism, and familial hypophosphatemia, as well as osteoporosis and chronic kidney disease. Paricalcitol A vitamin D analog used to treat hyperparathyroidism associated with stage 3 or greater chronic kidney disease. Dihydrotachysterol A synthetic analog of vitamin D that does not require renal activation like vitamin D2 or Vitamin D3. Alfacalcidol A vitamin D analogue used for the management of hypocalcemia, secondary hyperparathyroidism, and osteodystrophy in patients with chronic renal failure, as well as some types of rickets and osteomalacia. Cholesteryl Linoleate Not Available Calcipotriol A topical synthetic vitamin D2 derivative used in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Fusidic acid A topical antibacterial agent used to prevent and treat mild to moderate skin infections caused by susceptible bacteria. Lanosterol Not Available Seocalcitol Not Available Cholesterol The principal sterol of all higher animals, distributed in body tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord, and in animal fats and oils. 20-hydroxycholesterol Not Available Inecalcitol Investigated for use/treatment in prostate cancer, psoriasis and hyperparathyroidism. Becocalcidiol For topical treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic disorders. Elocalcitol Investigated for use/treatment in benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary incontinence, prostate disorders, and infertility. Maxacalcitol Not Annotated Doxercalciferol A synthetic vitamin D2 analog used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease with or without therapy of dialysis. 1alpha-Hydroxyvitamin D5 1alpha-Hydroxyvitamin D5 (CARD-024) has been used in trials studying the treatment of Drug Safety and Heart; Disease, Activity. Iodine (131I) norcholesterol A radioiodine-labeled cholesterol analogue that accumulates in areas where steroid hormones are produced and is used in certain diagnostic procedures. Tacalcitol A vitamin D analog indicated in the treatment of mild to moderate plaque psoriasis. beta-Sitosterol Active fraction of Solanum trilobatum; reduces side-effects of radiation-induced toxicity. Cholesterol sulfate Component of human seminal plasma & spermatozoa. Soy sterol Not Annotated 1alpha,24S-Dihydroxyvitamin D2 Investigated for use/treatment in parathyroid disorders. 24-Homo-1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 24-Homo-1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 is a novel vitamin D analogue. Previtamin D(3) Not Annotated 25-Hydroxycholesterol Not Available 7beta-hydroxycholesterol Not Available Lexacalcitol Lexacalcitol is a solid. This compound belongs to the vitamin D and derivatives class of chemicals. These are compounds containing a secosteroid backbone, usually secoergostane or secocholestane. It is known...
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