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Drug information on Prenatal (Cholecalciferol) from Wyeth Limited


Wyeth Limited
Generic : Cholecalciferol
2000IU / 200IU / 2mg / 2mg / 20mg / 1mcg / 0.5mg / 35mg / 0.3mg / 400mg / 20.4mg / 0.369mg
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Drug Name : Cholecalciferol

Cholecalciferol(D 1000 IU) generic Prenatal is another form of vitamin D, prescribed for vitamin D deficiency. It helps in calcium absorption in the body.
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Other Trade Names for Cholecalciferol

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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
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Prenatal may be prescribed

Side effects of Prenatal

   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 Prenatal?

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 Prenatal not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Prenatal

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 Prenatal

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Prenatal

Store it at room temperature (25°C).

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