[Therapeutic agents for disorders of bone and calcium metabolism. The calcimimetic cinacalcet HCl].Clin Calcium. 2007 Jan; 17(1):88-92.CC
Calcimimetics drug such as cinacalcet suppress the secretion of parathyroid hormone by sensitizing parathyroid calcium receptors to extracellular ionized calcium. Standard treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism is associated with the risk of hypercalcemia, but cinacalcet don't induce elevation of serum calcium. And some studies were reported the use of cinacalcet not only to manage primary hyperparathyroidism, but also secondary hyperparathyroidism in nondialyzed stage, renal transplant patients and parathyroid carcinoma.