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Osteomalacia drugs

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Treating Osteomalacia will depend on the factors that cause the disease. If Osteomalacia stems from a Vitamin D deficiency, treatment may be composed of increased sunlight exposure, a diet rich in foods containing Vitamin D, and daily supplements of this vitamin, as well as calcium. In some cases, an injection of Vitamin D may be given intravenously.

Children with X-lined hypophosphatemic rickets are given supplements rich in calcitrol and phosphate, as well as subject to regular medical monitoring of their condition.
Alfacalcidol

Alfacalcidol

Alfacalcidol is basically Vitamin D. It is used in both adults and children to treat Vitamin D deficiency that leads to serious bone defects like osteomalacia and rickets. Vitamin D deficiency is sometimes caused by a person’s lifestyle. The D vitamin is more...

Brand name(s): Alsiodol,
Ergocalciferol

Ergocalciferol

Ergocalciferol is a form of Vitamin D, which is synthetic oral calcium regulator. It is a white, colorless crystal which is soluble in organic solvents and in vegetable oils but is insoluble in water. Air and light affects the metabolism of ergocalciferol more...

Brand name(s): Vitamin D,
Mitotane

Mitotane

Mitotane belongs to a class of drugs chemically similar to DDTs and is a derivative of DDDs. The main action of mitotane is to alter steroid peripheral metabolism. This action directly suppresses the adrenal cortex, altering cortisone metabolism which wi more...