Vitamin D

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Main Medicine Class:: Vitamins   Sub Medicine Class ::  Vitamins , Minerals

20A. VITAMINS & MINERALS in 20. VITAMINS, MINERALS AND COMBINATIONS
VITAMIN D
FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMIN | SUPPLEMENT

Indications & Dose: HYPOCALCAEMIA ASSOCIATED WITH HYPOPARATHYROIDISM PO Adult 2.5mg (100000 IU)/day as ergocalciferol Child Up to 1.5mg (60000 IU)/day as ergocalciferol | PREVENTION OF VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY PO Adult 10µg (400 IU)/day as cholecalciferol or ergocalciferol Child Same as adult dose | TREATMENT OF VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY PO Adult 1mg (40000U)/day as cholecalciferol or ergocalciferol | VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY DURING PREGNANCY PO Adult 1000-2000 IU/day | VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY IN DIABETES PO Adult 2000 IU/day for 6 months as cholecalciferol

Contra: Hypercalcaemia, metastatic calcification

Precautions: Renal impairment, CVD, calculi, infants

ADR: Serious: hyperphosphatemia, hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria, ectopic calcification, renal & cardiovascular damage, hypersensitivity reactions, Others: skin irritation/contact dermatitis

DDI: Serious Thiazides causes hypercalcaemia & metabolic alkalosis with high dose of drug, Phenobarbital/Carbamazepine/Phenytoin/Primidone long term use results osteomalacia, Orlistat reduces drug absorption

Monitor: Calcium concentration

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