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Hyperparathyroidism (cont.)

Hyperparathyroidism Treatment

thiazide, a specific type of diuretic may also be prescribed.

There is a new class of drug, calcimimetics, that turns off the action of PTH. At this point in time, the FDA has only approved this medication for use in hyperparathyroidism that is secondary to kidney disease or in the rare cases of parathyroid cancer.

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