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Doses titrated up to 300 mg once daily have been safely administered to patients on dialysis. Overdosage of Sensipar (cinacalcet) may lead to hypocalcemia. In the event of overdosage, patients should be monitored for signs and symptoms of hypocalcemia and appropriate measures taken to correct serum calcium levels [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Since Sensipar (cinacalcet) is highly protein bound, hemodialysis is not an effective treatment for overdosage of Sensipar (cinacalcet) .
Hypocalcemia: Sensipar (cinacalcet) treatment should not be initiated if serum calcium is less than the lower limit of the normal range [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/19/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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