Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Natpara


Parathyroid hormone injection is used together with calcium and vitamin D to control hypocalcemia (low calcium levels) in patients with hypoparathyroidism. Hypoparathyroidism is a condition that is caused when the parathyroid gland in the neck doesn't make enough parathyroid hormone (PTH).

This medicine is only available through a restricted access program. Doctors who are enrolled in the restricted program can write a prescription for this medicine.