Oral Vitamin D 3 preparations

Vitamin D 3 is an essential building block for bone health. It is also essential for calcium absorption and bone mineralisation. But there are very limited dietary sources for vitamin D 3. Thus deficiency of vitamin D 3 is very common. There are various oral formulation to supplement vitamin D 3.

Daily requirement & Absorption 

The daily requirement of vitamin D 3 in normal healthy person was recommended 400-800 IU per day but now recent studies recommend 1000 – 2000 IU per day.

The oral liquid formulation have better absorption than the mouth dissolving tablet or soft gelatine capsules. 

The Vitamin D 3 formulations comes in various forms like weekly dose of 60 thousand IU, and daily dose of 1000 and 2000 IU. Paediatric formulations comes as oral drops.

Popular Vitamin D 3 formulation in India

Calcirol Soft Gel Capsule

Calcirol is a popular brand of vitamin D 3, marketed in India by Cadila Pharmaceuticals. It contains Cholecaliferol(active form of vitamin D 3) 60,000 IU in soft gelatine capsule form. The recommended dose is once a week or as directed by physician.

D3 Must 2K

D3 Must is a brand of Mankind Pharmaceuticals. These chewable tablets contains 2000 IU of cholecalciferol.

D SOL Granules

D Sol is a brand of Cipla Ltd. The D Sol Granules comes in sachet form which contain cholecalciferol 60,000 IU.

Uprise D3 60 K Syrup

Uprise is brand of Alkem Laboratories. The bottle of 5 ML syrup contains 60,000 IU of cholecalciferol. The recommended dose is once a week or as directed by physician.

Macbrite 400 IU Drops

Mcbrite is a brand of Macleods Pharmaceuticals. These drops for children contains 400 IU of cholecalciferol per ML.

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