Vitamin D3 is extremely vital for proper absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphate in the bloodstream. It is vital for the overall health and all the conditions relating to the bone conditions like Osteoporosis.
This medication is a useful fat-soluble vitamin synthesized in the human body from cholesterol with the help of sunlight. It helps in the normal growth of bones and cells. If the level of this medication goes down it can cause a condition of rickets in children and osteoporosis in adults.
Doctors prescribe this medicine keeping in mind the age, weight, height, and other physical conditions of a person. This medication is also used when a patient is suffering from Vitamin D deficiency. Medicines or even food supplements can be prescribed. The effect and uses of the medicine may vary from person to person, consult a doctor before use.
The most common uses of vitamin D3 consumption are
Chronic Malabsorption Syndrome
How long is the duration of effect?
The desired results can be achieved only over a period of time. It has a prolonged duration of action.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of this medication is observed only after a month of taking it daily.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
The use of this medication is asked to be avoided during pregnancy unless extremely necessary. Consult a doctor to know the benefits and risks of this medication. Do not exceed the daily recommended dosage.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies have been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medication can be taken when breast feeding but always consult a doctor and do not exceed the daily recommended dosage.
Is It safe with alcohol?
No problems have been observed with alcohol but consult a doctor when consuming the same.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no harm in driving after taking this medication however, if the side effects are observed then driving should be avoided.
Does this affect kidney function?No, it does not affect kidney function.
Does this affect liver function?This medication do not affect liver function.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Vitamin D3 as ingredient
This is a provitamin that gets converted in the body to calcitriol and stimulates the absorption of calcium and phosphates from the intestine, kidneys and also regulates the release of calcium from bones to blood.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Suitable dose adjustments maybe required when taking along with certain medicines. A doctor should be informed when taking this with the following medicines – Omeprazole, Chloramphenicol, Ranitidine, Metformin, Phenytoin and Hydrochlorothiazide. It also interacts with the following medications: Thiazide diuretics, cholestyramine, colestipol, corticosteroids, mineral oil, phenytoin, barbiturates, digitalis glycosides, antacids (magnesium).
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