Sensipar is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) cinacalcet. On this page you will find out more about Sensipar, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: cinacalcet
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Sensipar 30 mg film-coated tablet, 28
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
SENSIPAR may be used to treat the biochemical manifestations of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with end stage renal disease, receiving dialysis. SENSIPAR should be used as adjunctive therapy. SENSIPAR is indicated for the treatment of hypercalcemia in patients with parathyroid carcinoma. SENSIPAR may be used to treat the biochemical manifestations of primary hyperparathryoidism in patients for whom parathryoidectomy is not a treatment option.
Table of characteristics
Light green, film-coated, oval shaped tablets marked with "AMG" on one side and "30" on the opposite side.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, film coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
28 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||4 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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Sensipar | myVMC
Sensipar (cinacalcet Hydrochloride) is used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism from end stage renal disease. It reduces parathyroid hormone.
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Sensipar Tablets - myDr.com.au
Sensipar Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
Read more on myDr – Consumer Medicine Information website
Hyperparathyroidism - myDr.com.au
Hyperparathyroidism is when your parathyroid glands (situated in the neck) produce too much parathyroid hormone, causing abnormally high calcium levels in the blood.
Read more on myDr website
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