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Active ingredients: cinacalcet
What it is used for
Cinacalcet may be used to treat the biochemical manifestations of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with end stage renal disease, receiving dialysis (see CLINICAL TRIALS). Cinacalcet should be used as adjunctive therapy. Cinacalcet is indicated for the treatment of hypercalcaemia in patients with parathyroid carcinoma. Cinacalcet may be used to treat the biochemical manifestations of primary hyperparathyroidism in patients for whom parathyroidectomy is not a treatment option.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 12 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Light green coloured, oval shaped, biconvex film-coated tablets, engraved APO on one side and C30 on other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient cinacalcet
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems