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General Information on Cholecalciferol

Generic Name : Cholecalciferol

Latest prescription information about Cholecalciferol. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Vitamins

Trade Names/Brand Names of Cholecalciferol

India : 

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International : 

D 1000 IU, D3-5, D3-50, Delta D3, Vitamin D3, D400, Enfamil D-Vi-Sol, Maximum D3, Carlson D, D2000, Replesta, Liquid Vitamin D-3

Why is Cholecalciferol Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is another form of vitamin D, prescribed for vitamin D deficiency. It helps in calcium absorption in the body.

When should Cholecalciferol not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Cholecalciferol?

The recommended dose is 400 to 1000 international units orally once a day.

How should Cholecalciferol be taken?

It comes as a powder, to take by mouth with or without food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider.

What are the warnings and precautions for Cholecalciferol?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of infants, kidney impairment or kidney stone, heart disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Excessive intake may lead to the development of increased level of blood minerals such as phosphate or calcium.

Monitor plasma phosphate and calcium level regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Cholecalciferol?

   Most Common : Constipation.

What are the other precautions for Cholecalciferol?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Cholecalciferol?

Store it at room temperature (25C).

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budania4u, India

is this true cholicalciferol "s color in liquid form change in white colors

kunjal, India

is that ok to take cholecalciferol as OTC drug?

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