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What is Dihydrotachysterol?

Dihydrotachysterol is no longer available in the United States.

Dihydrotachysterol is a form of vitamin D prescribed by doctors. The medication is most frequently used to treat hypocalcemia, hypoparathyroidism, rickets, ongoing muscle spasms, and low phosphate levels in the body. Also known by the brand names DHT, Hytakerol, and DHT Intensol, the medication can be used to treat bone changes caused by renal failure.

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