Vitamin D and Analogues
- Vitamin D and Analogues
- Accession Number
- DBCAT002152 (DBCAT000304, DBCAT000305, DBCAT000306, DBCAT000310, DBCAT001254, DBCAT003285, DBCAT003286, DBCAT003471)
A vitamin that includes both CHOLECALCIFEROLS and ERGOCALCIFEROLS, which have the common effect of preventing or curing RICKETS in animals. It can also be viewed as a hormone since it can be formed in SKIN by action of ULTRAVIOLET RAYS upon the precursors, 7-dehydrocholesterol and ERGOSTEROL, and acts on VITAMIN D RECEPTORS to regulate CALCIUM in opposition to PARATHYROID HORMONE.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Doxercalciferol A synthetic vitamin D2 analog used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease with or without therapy of dialysis. Paricalcitol A vitamin D analog used to treat hyperparathyroidism associated with stage 3 or greater chronic kidney disease. Seocalcitol Not Available Inecalcitol Investigated for use/treatment in prostate cancer, psoriasis and hyperparathyroidism. Becocalcidiol For topical treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic disorders. Eldecalcitol Investigated for use/treatment in osteoporosis. Elocalcitol Investigated for use/treatment in benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary incontinence, prostate disorders, and infertility. Maxacalcitol Not Annotated 1alpha-Hydroxyvitamin D5 1alpha-Hydroxyvitamin D5 (CARD-024) has been used in trials studying the treatment of Drug Safety and Heart; Disease, Activity. Tacalcitol A vitamin D analog indicated in the treatment of mild to moderate plaque psoriasis. Calcifediol An active metabolite of vitamin D used to treat hyperparathyroidism as well as to combat hypocalcemia in dialysis patients. Ergocalciferol A vitamin found in many supplement products. Dihydrotachysterol A synthetic analog of vitamin D that does not require renal activation like vitamin D2 or Vitamin D3. Calcipotriol A topical synthetic vitamin D2 derivative used in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Vitamin D An ingredient found in a variety of supplements and vitamins. Calcitriol An active metabolite of vitamin D that is used to treat hyperparathyroidism and is also used in dialysis patients to combat hypocalcemia. 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. 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. 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 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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