Disease Information for Dihydrotachysterol (Hytakerol) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Calcium, serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Hypercalcemia
Hypercalcemia
Hypervitaminosis D
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Vitamin analog/derivative medication (ex)
DRUG/Vitamin D analog (ex)
DRUG/Vitamin/minerals supplements (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
(VT503) DIHYDROTACHYSTEROL, 9,10 Secoergosta 5,7,22 trien 3 ol (3beta,5E,7E,10alpha,22E), DHT preparation, Dichysterol preparation, Dihydrotachysterin, Dihydrotachysterol, Dihydrotachysterol (substance), Dihydrotachysterol 2 preparation, Dihydrotachysterol preparation, Dihydrotachysterol preparation (product), Dihydrotachysterol preparation (substance), Dihydrotachysterol2 preparation, Tachystin, Brand name/Hytakerol (Dihydrotachysterol)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Synthetic vitamin D2; does not require renal activation but does need hepatic activation; oral preparation; beware hypercalcemia

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