ATC Group: A11CC08 Doxercalciferol

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Doxercalciferol

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Doxercalciferol is a synthetic vitamin D2 analog that requires metabolic activation to form the active 1╬▒,25-(OH)2D2 metabolite, which binds to the vitamin D receptor (VDR) to result in the selective activation of vitamin D responsive pathways. Vitamin D and doxercalciferol have been shown to reduce PTH levels by inhibiting PTH synthesis and secretion.