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Drug information on FDC-D3 (Cholecalciferol) from FDC Limited (Select)


FDC Limited (Select)
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 FDC-D3 may be prescribed

Side effects of FDC-D3

   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 FDC-D3?

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 FDC-D3 not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for FDC-D3

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 FDC-D3

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for FDC-D3

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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