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Hectorol Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Hectorol reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Hectorol on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Hypoaesthesia, Bone Pain
on Dec 26, 2013 Female from US , 51 years of age, weighting 125.7 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hectorol side effects: hypoaesthesia, bone pain. Hectorol dosage: 4 Mcg In 2 Minutes; Iv Pulse. Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Chronic, Pancytopenia, Nasopharyngitis
Patient was taking Hectorol (doxercalciferol) (capsules). Patient felt the following Hectorol side effects: renal failure chronic, pancytopenia, nasopharyngitis on Mar 05, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 56 years of age, weighting 191.0 lb, . Hectorol (doxercalciferol) (capsules) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Respiratory Distress, Anaphylactic Reaction, Memory Impairment
Adverse event was reported on Sep 18, 2012 by a Female taking Hectorol (Dosage: N/A) . Location: US , 56 years of age, After Hectorol was administered, patient encountered several Hectorol side effects: respiratory distress, anaphylactic reaction, memory impairment.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Deformity, Emotional Distress, Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis, Pain, Anxiety, Injury, Anhedonia, Scar
on Jun 04, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 134.5 lb, was treated with Hectorol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hectorol side effects: deformity, emotional distress, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, pain, anxiety, injury, anhedonia, scar. Hectorol dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:


Lipase Increased, Amylase Increased, Blood Albumin Decreased
on Apr 26, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 28 years of age, was treated with Hectorol. Patient felt the following Hectorol side effects: lipase increased, amylase increased, blood albumin decreased. Hectorol dosage: 1.0 Mcg 3x Qw 2.0 Mcg 3x Qw. Patient was hospitalized.

Pain, Joint Stiffness, Skin Discolouration, Skin Induration, Dry Skin, Skin Plaque, Rash Macular, Skin Hypertrophy, Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis
Patient was taking Hectorol. After Hectorol was administered, patient encountered several Hectorol side effects: pain, joint stiffness, skin discolouration, skin induration, dry skin, skin plaque, rash macular, skin hypertrophy, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis on Aug 05, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 24 years of age, weighting 171.0 lb, . Hectorol dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Bextra
  • Magnevist (Unk, 1 Dose)
  • Gadodiamide (13 Ml, Once)
  • Cellcept
  • Norvasc
  • Epogen
  • Neurontin
  • Diflucan


Nausea, Headache, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Pharyngeal Oedema, Asthenia, Swelling Face, Abdominal Pain, Erythema, Coronary Artery Disease
Adverse event was reported on Mar 31, 2011 by a Male taking Hectorol (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 53 years of age, weighting 293.2 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hectorol side effects: nausea, headache, acute myocardial infarction, pharyngeal oedema, asthenia, swelling face, abdominal pain, erythema, coronary artery disease.
Associated medications used:
  • Bupropion Hydrochloride
  • Heparin Sodium Injection
  • Heparin Sodium Injection
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate
  • Norvasc
  • Heparin Sodium Injection
  • Aspirin
  • Lipitor


Loss Of Consciousness, Feeling Abnormal, Respiratory Arrest, Throat Tightness, Anaphylactic Reaction, Swelling
on Mar 30, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 68 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. Patient felt the following Hectorol side effects: loss of consciousness, feeling abnormal, respiratory arrest, throat tightness, anaphylactic reaction, swelling. Hectorol dosage: Unk.

Throat Tightness, Swelling, Respiratory Arrest, Anaphylactic Reaction, Loss Of Consciousness, Feeling Abnormal
on Mar 08, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 68 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. After Hectorol was administered, patient encountered several Hectorol side effects: throat tightness, swelling, respiratory arrest, anaphylactic reaction, loss of consciousness, feeling abnormal. Hectorol dosage: Unk.

Emotional Distress, Renal Injury, Fear, Cerebrovascular Accident, Renal Impairment, Unevaluable Event, Anaemia, Renal Failure
Patient was taking Hectorol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hectorol side effects: emotional distress, renal injury, fear, cerebrovascular accident, renal impairment, unevaluable event, anaemia, renal failure on Nov 14, 2009 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 143.3 lb, was diagnosed with and. Hectorol dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Suxamethonium (100 Mg, Unk)
  • Promethazine (25 Mg, Unk)
  • Epogen
  • Trasylol (50 Ml/hr)
  • Magnesium (4 G, Unk)
  • Midazolam Hcl (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Vancomycin (2 G, Unk)
  • Fentanyl-100 (15 Cc)
Patient was hospitalized.

Rash Papular, Oral Infection
Adverse event was reported on Feb 21, 2011 by a Male taking Hectorol (Dosage: Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 197.0 lb, Patient felt the following Hectorol side effects: rash papular, oral infection.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Magnesium (Unk)
  • Fish Oil (Unk)
  • Robitussin Dm (2 Teaspoons, 3x/day)
  • Robitussin Dm
  • Metoprolol (Unk)
  • Nexium (Unk)
  • Allopurinol (Unk)
  • Ramipril (Unk)


Gangrene, Blood Parathyroid Hormone Increased
on Feb 10, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 63 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. After Hectorol was administered, patient encountered several Hectorol side effects: gangrene, blood parathyroid hormone increased. Hectorol dosage: 8 Mcg, 3x/w.

Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
on Feb 03, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 222.2 lb, was treated with Hectorol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hectorol side effects: oxygen saturation decreased, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Hectorol dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Humira
  • Advair
  • Altace
  • Ventolin (Prn)
  • Coreg
  • Aspirin


Hypersensitivity
Patient was taking Hectorol. Patient felt the following Hectorol side effects: hypersensitivity on Nov 19, 2010 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 172.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Hectorol dosage: 2 Mcg, Unk.

Cardiopulmonary Failure
Adverse event was reported on Oct 28, 2010 by a Male taking Hectorol (Dosage: 2 Mcg, 3x/w) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 188.5 lb, After Hectorol was administered, patient encountered several Hectorol side effects: cardiopulmonary failure.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Carvedilol (Unk)
  • Sildenafil Citrate (Unk)
  • Epogen
  • Venofer
  • Insulin (Unk)
  • Milrinone


Vomiting
on Sep 17, 2010 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 220.5 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hectorol side effects: vomiting. Hectorol dosage: 1 Mcg, Tiw. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Parathyroid Hormone Increased
on Aug 20, 2010 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 250.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. Patient felt the following Hectorol side effects: blood parathyroid hormone increased. Hectorol dosage: 1.0 Mcg, Qd.

Abdominal Pain Upper
Patient was taking Hectorol. After Hectorol was administered, patient encountered several Hectorol side effects: abdominal pain upper on Jul 02, 2010 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 86 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Hectorol dosage: 1.0 Mcg, Qd. Patient was hospitalized.

Loss Of Consciousness, Medical Device Complication
Adverse event was reported on May 27, 2010 by a Female taking Hectorol (Dosage: 11 Mcg, Tiw) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 61 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hectorol side effects: loss of consciousness, medical device complication. Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain Upper
on Apr 16, 2010 Male from UNITED STATES , 86 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. Patient felt the following Hectorol side effects: abdominal pain upper. Hectorol dosage: 1.0 Mcg, Qd. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Magnesium Decreased
on Dec 29, 2009 Male from UNITED STATES , 73 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. After Hectorol was administered, patient encountered several Hectorol side effects: blood magnesium decreased. Hectorol dosage: 0.5 Mcg, 5x/w, Oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Pressure Decreased, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Dysphagia, Gastrointestinal Tube Insertion, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Rales, Sepsis
Patient was taking Hectorol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hectorol side effects: blood pressure decreased, depressed level of consciousness, dysphagia, gastrointestinal tube insertion, oxygen saturation decreased, rales, sepsis on Nov 18, 2009 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 66 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Hectorol dosage: 2 Mcg/ml, Qd.
Associated medications used:
  • Clonidine
  • Diclofenac (diclofenac)
  • Crestor
  • Tehtama Hct
  • Claritin
  • Cerefolin Nac
  • Amiodarone Hcl
  • Azor (alprazolam)
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Blood Pressure Decreased, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Dysphagia, Rales, Sepsis
Adverse event was reported on Nov 18, 2009 by a Female taking Hectorol (Dosage: 2 Mcg/ml, Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, Patient felt the following Hectorol side effects: blood pressure decreased, depressed level of consciousness, dysphagia, rales, sepsis.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Clonidine
  • Diclofenac (diclofenac)
  • Crestor
  • Tehtama Hct
  • Claritin
  • Cerefolin
  • Amiodarone Hcl
  • Azor (alprazolam)
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
on Sep 02, 2009 Female from UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. After Hectorol was administered, patient encountered several Hectorol side effects: gastrostomy tube insertion. Hectorol dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiopulmonary Failure
on Aug 04, 2009 Male from UNITED STATES , 81 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Hectorol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Hectorol side effects: cardiopulmonary failure. Hectorol dosage: Oral.

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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Alternative HECTOROL Names:DOXERCALC

Active Ingredient: DOXERCALC

Hectorol Dosage, Warnings, Usage.

Side Effects reported to FDA: 101

Hectorol safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 16

Reported hospitalizations: 48

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