What is Dekristol used for?

What is Dekristol used for?

Dekristol is a brand name for Vitamin D3, also known as colecalciferol or cholecalciferol. Cholecalciferol is the most widely known of the vitamin Ds and is a fat soluble vitamin that is stored to some degree in the body. It is used as a dietary supplement, for the treatment of vitamin D deficiency.

Can vitamin D 20000 IU side effects?

Taking vitamin D can increase levels of calcium in the blood, and too much calcium can cause side effects. If you take large doses of vitamin D, you may experience stomach pain, loss of appetite, constipation, or diarrhea as a result of elevated calcium levels.

What are the side effects of colecalciferol?

What are the possible side effects of cholecalciferol?

  • chest pain, feeling short of breath;
  • growth problems (in a child taking cholecalciferol); or.
  • early signs of vitamin D overdose –weakness, metallic taste in your mouth, weight loss, muscle or bone pain, constipation, nausea, and vomiting.

Is 20000 IU vitamin D alot?

In terms of upper limits, there has never been a case of toxicity at levels below 200 ng/mL. It takes about 100 IU per day for every rise in blood levels of about 1 ng/mL, so to get all the way up to 200 ng/mL it would take 20,000 IU per day at a minimum, and probably more.

What should not be taken with vitamin D?

Possible interactions include:

  • Aluminum.
  • Anticonvulsants.
  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor).
  • Calcipotriene (Dovonex, Sorilux).
  • Cholestyramine (Prevalite).
  • Cytochrome P-450 3A4 (CYP3A4) substrates.
  • Digoxin (Lanoxin).
  • Diltiazem (Cardizem, Tiazac, others).

What is Vitamin E Good for?

Vitamin E is a nutrient that’s important to vision, reproduction, and the health of your blood, brain and skin. Vitamin E also has antioxidant properties.

How often should I take 20 000 IU of vitamin D?

Once your stores are adequately replenished you are likely to require vitamin D supplements lifelong to ensure your levels do not drop again. We have prescribed you a course of high dose vitamin D capsules containing 20,000 units of vitamin D which you will take 1 capsule twice a week for 8 weeks.

Is too much vitamin E bad?

Vitamin E toxicity is rare, but occasionally high doses cause a risk of bleeding, as well as muscle weakness, fatigue, nausea, and diarrhea. The greatest risk from vitamin E toxicity is bleeding.

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