Hyperparathyroidism is a condition wherein there is an excessive production of parathyroid hormone (PTH).
Primary hyperparathyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder and an important cause of hypercalcemia in ambulatory patients.
Classic signs and symptoms include bone disease, kidney stones and hypercalcinosis.
Primary goal of pharmacological therapy is to normalize calcium levels.
Indication: Diseases caused by disturbances in the Ca metabolism in consequence of reduced endogenous production of 1,25-d...
Agents Affecting Bone Metabolism
Indication: Established postmenopausal osteoporosis; renal osteodystrophy in patients w/ chronic renal failure particularl...
Other Agents Affecting Metabolism