cholecalciferol


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cholecalciferol

[‚kō·lə‚kal′sif·ə‚rȯl]
(pharmacology)
C27H44O Colorless crystals with a melting range of 84-88°C; soluble in alcohol, chloroform, and fatty oils; derived from the vitamin D3 of tuna liver oil and used as an antirachitic vitamin. Also known as vitamin D3.
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Under the terms of this agreement, Abiogen granted Lee's an exclusive license and right for registering, importing, marketing, distributing and selling the Cholecalciferol finished products (oral drops, oral solution and solution for injection), for the prevention and treatment of vitamin D deficiency.
of vitamin D and is sourced from cholecalciferol, the natural form of vitamin D preferred for optimal absorption.
Once-weekly alendronate 70 mg and daily calcium carbonate 1,000 mg and cholecalciferol 880 IU were initiated for osteoporosis treatment.
The subjects were randomly assigned in a double-blind fashion to cholecalciferol capsules (73 patients) or identical placebo capsules (73 patients) for 2 years.
8 mg) Thiamine hydrochloride 25 mg Nicotinamide 20 mg Pyridoxine hydrochloride 50 mg (equivalent to Pyridoxine 41 mg) Cyanocobalamin 150 mcg Cholecalciferol 6.
EFFECT OF CHOLECALCIFEROL ON WEIGHT GAIN AND ORGAN PRODUCTION IN THE VARIEGATED SEA URCHIN, LYTECHINUS VARIEGATUS.
D3, cholecalciferol is probably the only type that is well absorbed.
However, the magnitude of this deficiency and the possible additive effect of obesity, which is common in these patients, make individuals with basal cell nevus syndrome optimal candidates for cholecalciferol supplementation.
Vitamin D3, or cholecalciferol, is more readily absorbed by the body and more potent than vitamin D2, or ergocalciferol, the form often found in multivitamins.
INDEX TERMS: vitamin D, cholecalciferol, hypovitaminosis, 25-hydroxyvitamin D.
Meanwhile, Lithuania has issued a sales ban on US-made sun lotions 'Swedish beauty' and 'Ravishing' for containing cholecalciferol, also banned under the directive.
Vitamin D refers to two biologically inactive precursors--D3, also known as cholecalciferol, and D2, also known as ergocalciferol.