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Time-release form of active vitamin D granted a patent for chronic kidney disease – July 2014

OPKO Granted Patent from US Patent & Trademark Office for RAYALDEE

  • Treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with stage 3 or 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) and vitamin D insufficiency.
  • US Pat. No. 8,778,373

Notes by VitaminDWiki

  1. Standard vitamin D is not available to much of the body when the kidney is not working
  2. Standard active vitamin D has a very short half life, so time release form should be an excellent improvement - see other options below

See also VitaminDWiki

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4619 modified release.pdf PDF 2014 admin 22 Nov, 2014 23:06 405.68 Kb 1585