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Manufacturer: Alniche Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Calcitriol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: November 26, 2019

AUXITROL SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE is used to treat patients with kidney disease (renal osteodystrophy). It also helps in curing postmenopausal osteoporosis. When taken in combination with other drugs, this medicine also helps in treating plaque psoriasis.

The drug is a type of Vitamin D which helps the body to absorb calcium as well as phosphate. The drug should not be used if:

  • You are allergic to any component in it.
  • You have extremely high levels of calcium and Vitamin D in the body.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding women.

This drug can be taken either with food or without. You are advised to visit a doctor if any of the side effects last for more than a week.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Orthopedic Doctor before using this medicine.

This medicine is used to treat:

  • Kidney Disease

  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

  • Hypersensitivity

The side effects of this medicine are:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must consult a doctor before using this medicine.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, take medical help immediately.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Contraindicated in patients with severe impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of effect of this medication lasts for upto 5 to 8 hours.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • What is the onset of action?

    No information available.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as AUXITROL SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Take medical help in case of overdose.

This is used to maintain and balance of parathyroid hormone in the body. The active constituent of the medication is a form of vitamin D and aids calcium and phosphate absorption in the body.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease


    Do not use this medicine, if you suffer from hypercalcaemia, vitamin D toxicity, etc.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    No information available.
  • Interaction with Food


    No information available.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    This drug interacts with digoxin, etc.


Ans: This drug is used to treat kidney disease and postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Ques: How long do I need to use AUXITROL SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use AUXITROL SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use AUXITROL SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of AUXITROL SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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