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What should I know about calcitriol before taking it?

While taking calcitriol it is necessary to drink plenty of fluids unless your doctor tells you otherwise. Your doctor may have you take calcium supplements and may recommend a special diet. Also, your doctor will take periodic blood tests to check on the level of calcium in your body, because calcium levels that are too high can be dangerous.

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