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Drug information on Arachitol-6L (Cholecalciferol) from Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.


Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Cholecalciferol
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Arachitol-6L may be prescribed

Side effects of Arachitol-6L

   Most Common : Constipation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Arachitol-6L?

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.

When is Arachitol-6L not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Arachitol-6L

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.

Other Precautions for Arachitol-6L

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Arachitol-6L

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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