Treating an overactive parathyroid gland in dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease. It is also used to treat high blood calcium levels in patients with parathyroid cancer. It is also used to treat severe high blood calcium levels in patients with an overactive parathyroid gland who are unable to undergo surgery to remove the parathyroid gland. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Sensipar is a calcimimetic agent. It works by causing the parathyroid to produce less parathyroid hormone (PTH), which helps to lower blood calcium levels.
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.