COMPOSITION: Each 5ml syrup contains: Cholecalciferol IP 60000 IU (In nano droplet form) In a flavoured sugar free base q.s. Colour: Tartrazine supra Appropriate overages of vitamin added
THERAPEUTIC INDICATION: Treatment and prevention of vitamin D deficiency states DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION Adults: Vitamin D3 60000 IU to be given once a week for a period of 8 weeks, followed by maintenance daily dose as directed by the physician.
- Recommendations for vitamin D prophylaxis in the first year of life according to several international health Societies.
|Society||Vitamin D Supplementation|
|Institute of Medicine (2010 )||600 IU/day, 18 years–70 years old
800 IU/day, over 70 years old
|Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline (2011 )||1500 IU/day–2000 IU/day, over 19 years old|
|Osteoporosis Australia (2016 )||At least 600 IU/day, under 70 years old
At least 800 IU/day, over 70 years old
Sun avoiders or people at risk of vitamin D deficiency: 1000 IU/day–2000 IU/day
|National Osteoporosis Society Practical Guides (2013 )||People aged 65 years and over, people who are not exposed to much sun, pregnant and breastfeeding women: 400 IU/day|
|Italian guidelines for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis (2015 )||Baseline vit. D level < 25 nmol/L: cumulative dose 600,000 IU supporting dose 2000 IU/day
Baseline vit. D level 25 nmol/L–50 nmol/L: cumulative dose 400,000 IU supporting dose 1000 IU/day
Baseline vit. D level 50 nmol/L–75 nmol/L: cumulative dose 100,000 IU supporting dose 800 IU/day