| Initial U.S. Approval: 2015
Mechanism of Action: NATPARA is a parathyroid hormone. Parathyroid hormone raises serum calcium by increasing renal tubular calcium reabsorption, increasing intestinal calcium absorption (i.e., by converting 25 OH vitamin D to 1,25 OH2 vitamin D) and by increasing bone turnover which releases calcium into the circulation.
|INDICATIONS AND USAGE:
NATPARA is a parathyroid hormone indicated as an adjunct to calcium and vitamin D to control hypocalcemia in patients with hypoparathyroidism.
Limitations of Use:
|HOW SUPPLIED: NATPARA is supplied as a multiple dose, dual-chamber glass cartridge containing a sterile powder and diluent in 4 dosage strengths. [25, 50, 75, 100 mcg]|
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