Please enable JavaScript in your browser. 
Skip to main content
Drug Information Portal National Library of Medicine
       Home    Substance
Drug Name: Cinacalcet hydrochloride [USAN] View Structure
Description: A naphthalene derivative and CALCIMIMETIC AGENT that increases the sensitivity of PARATHYROID GLAND calcium-sensing receptors to serum calcium. This action reduces parathyroid hormone secretion and decreases serum calcium in the treatment of PARATHYROID DISEASES. 

Site Map, Contact Us, Copyright, Privacy, Accessibility
U.S. National Library of Medicine, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894
National Institutes of Health, Health & Human Services
Freedom of Information Act
Drug Information Portal Mobile Site
Last updated: Mar 2018