Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to make sure that this medicine is working properly. Blood and other laboratory tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

Hypercalcemia may occur while you are using this medicine. Tell your doctor right away if you are feeling tired, trouble thinking clearly, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, increase thirst, increased urination, or weight loss.

This medicine may cause adynamic bone disease (low bone turnover) with high risk of fractures. Tell your doctor right away if you have pain or swelling in the arms or legs without any injury.

Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements.