Hectorol is a synthetic Vitamin D medication that is used to treat patients with severe kidney disease and high levels of parathyroid hormone-PTH. Persons with kidney disease usually suffer from abnormally high levels of PTH. Hectorol is used to reduce PTH levels in the body and maintain the balance of minerals such as calcium and phosphorus to prevent weak bones.
Drug Name: Hectorol
Generic name: Doxercalciferol