TABLE 3.

Biochemical Mean Values During the Course of the Study

Enrollment PlaceboEnrollment Ca3 Months Placebo3 Months Ca6 Months Placebo6 Months Ca
BPbs (μg/dL)21.4 ± 8.720.7 ± 5.816.6 ± 7.215.1 ± 6.314.4 ± 6.814.0 ± 7.2
EP (μg/dL)60.4 ± 49.340.2 ± 20.841.7 ± 24.331.7 ± 11.137.7 ± 23.432.3 ± 16.2
Hemoglobin (g/dL)12.0 ± 0.912.2 ± 0.912.2 ± 0.712.3 ± 1.112.3 ± 0.912.3 ± 0.8
Ferritin (ng/mL)26.6 ± 13.237.2 ± 21.530.4 ± 29.133.1 ± 17.328.5 ± 25.632.9 ± 17.7
sCa (mg/dL)9.7 ± 0.39.6 ± 0.49.8 ± 0.49.8 ± 0.49.5 ± 0.49.7 ± 0.4
Mg (mg/dL)2.0 ± 0.22.1 ± 0.32.0 ± 0.22.0 ± 0.21.9 ± 0.31.9 ± 0.2
uCa/uCr ratio0.1 ± 0.10.1 ± 0.10.1 ± 0.10.1 ± 0.10.1 ± 0.10.1 ± 0.1
Alkaline phosphatase (IU)234.6 ± 62.8268.0 ± 76.7246.2 ± 64.5239.1 ± 57.3257.2 ± 61.8257.2 ± 69.8
25-OH vitamin D (ng/mL)26.0 ± 11.730.7 ± 9.623.8 ± 8.031.2 ± 12.826.3 ± 6.829.5 ± 15.3