Sensipar is used to treat hyperparathyroidism in patients on dialysis from kidney disease. Sensipar works by decreasing the levels of the parathyroid hormone, calcium, and phosphorus. Sensipar is a prescription drug that is used to the treat high levels of a particular hormone called parathyroid in patients diagnosed with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis. Sensipar is also used to treat high concentrates of calcium in individuals suffering from an overactive parathyroid gland. Additionally, Sensipar may help reduce the amount of calcium in patients diagnosed with cancer of the parathyroid gland. Sensipar works by decreasing the amount of parathyroid hormone, phosphorus, and calcium in the body. By helping maintain the correct levels of calcium, Sensipar further lowers the chances of osteoporosis. Take Sensipar with food, shortly after a meal.
Drug Name: Sensipar
Generic name: Cinacalcet hydrochloride