Hi-D

Hi-D

colecalciferol

Manufacturer:

Imedco Djaja

Marketer:

Imedco Djaja
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cholecalciferol
Indications/Uses
Increases vit D [25(OH)D] levels in patients w/ vit D insufficiency/deficiency status.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Treatment 5,000 IU/day for min of 8 wk. Maintenance 1,000 IU/day. Malabsorption, obesity & chronic vit D deficiency may need more dosage.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Hypercalcemia &/or hypercalciuria. Ca nephrolithiasis, nephrocalcinosis, hypervitaminosis. Severe kidney damage & failure.
Special Precautions
Check vit D levels first before using high doses of vit D & monitor every 3-6 mth.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity.
Drug Interactions
Reduced effects w/ anti-seizures (phenytoin, phenobarb, primidone), rifampicin & INH; glucocorticoids. Medications that cause fat malabsorption eg, orlistat, liquid paraffin, cholestyramine, can interfere w/ cholecalciferol absorption. Cytotoxic drugs, actinomycin & imidazole antifungal drugs interferes w/ the activity of vit D. Increased levels/effects of Al hydroxide, cardiac glycosides, Mg salts, sucralfate, vit D analogue.
MIMS Class
Vitamins A, D & E
ATC Classification
A11CC05 - colecalciferol ; Belongs to the class of vitamin D and analogues. Used as dietary supplements.
1,000 IU:B; 5,000 IU: G
Presentation/Packing
Form
Hi-D chewable tab 1,000 IU
Packing/Price
5 × 6's
Form
Hi-D chewable tab 5,000 IU
Packing/Price
5 × 6's
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