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Vitamin D

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Cholecalciferol, Calcitriol, Alfacalcidol or Paricalcitol

Vitamin D - Dosage and How to Use

How should Vitamin D be used?

  • Take this medication as prescribed by your healthcare professional.
  • Do not stop taking your medications without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • For Cholecalciferol and Calcitriol tablets: You may take this medication with or without food.
  • For Alfacalcidol: You may take this medication with or without food.
    • For Capsules: It must be swallowed whole, unless directed otherwise
    • For Oral drops: Shake the bottle well before use and measure drops required carefully

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only the usual dose. Do not double your dose or use extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Vitamin D - Additional Information

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  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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