[ Generic Medicines for Renal Failure Treatment ]
Cinacalcet Hydrochloride component is hydrochloride derived from cinacalcet and hydrogen chloride. It plays the role of a calcimimetic and a P450 inhibitor. This is the active ingredient used in medications to treat hyperparathyroidism i.e. overactive functioning of the parathyroid glands in people who are on long-term dialysis due to kidney disease.
Class of Drugs – Calcimimetic
Molecular Formula – C22H23ClF3N
Molecular Weight - 393.9 g/mol
Working: This given active component Cinacalcet Hydrochloride acts by reducing the amount of parathyroid hormone, calcium, and phosphorus in the body. The right amount of calcium and phosphorus substances in the body helps to prevent bone disease.
Uses: The medication is approved for the treatment of increased amounts of certain hormone-like parathyroid in people with long-term kidney disorders who are on dialysis. This component is used to treat increased amounts of calcium in people along with an overactive parathyroid gland or in people with cancer of the parathyroid gland. Cinacalcet Hydrochloride decreases the amount of parathyroid hormone, calcium, and phosphorus in the body.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This effective active component is used in the popular brand medicine as given below:
- Sensipar: 30 mg
Discuss the medical history of low levels of calcium in the blood, seizures, stomach/intestinal problems before consuming this medication.