Sandochew is another form of vitamin D, prescribed for vitamin D deficiency. It helps in calcium absorption in the body.
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The recommended dose is 400 to 1000 international units orally once a day.
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.
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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25°C).