BRAND NAME:

Sci-D Oral / I.M. Injection

GENERIC NAME:
Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)

THERAPEUTIC SEGMENT:
Vitamin D Deficiency

INDICATIONS:
Vitamin D is used to treat and prevent bone disorders (such as rickets, osteomalacia). With calcium, Vitamin D is used to treat or prevent bone loss (osteoporosis). Vitamin D is also used with other medications to treat low levels of calcium or phosphate caused by certain disorders (such as hypoparathyroidism, pseudohypoparathyroidism, familial hypophosphatemia). It may be used in kidney disease to keep calcium levels normal and allow normal bone growth.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

Vitamin D: The "sunshine" vitamin. Vitamin D is unique because it can be made in the skin from exposure to sunlight. Vitamin D sufficiency enhances calcium and phosphorus absorption by 30-40% and 80%, respectively. The high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency is a particularly important public health issue because Vitamin D insufficiency affects almost 50% of the population worldwide.

DOSAGE FORM:
200,000 I.U Oral / I.M. Injection

PACK SIZE:
5's Ampoules