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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Effect of cholecalciferol plus calcium on falling in ambulatory older men and women: A 3-year randomized controlled trial.
Results: The difference in systolic pressure between baseline and 3 months was +1.7 mm Hg for those receiving placebo, -0.66 mm Hg for 1,000 IU/day, -3.4 mm Hg for 2,000 IU/day and -4.0 mm Hg for 4,000 IU/day of cholecalciferol (-1.4 mm Hg for each additional 1,000 IU/day of cholecalciferol; P=0.04).
Results: Women receiving calcium plus cholecalciferol supplements vs.
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The pathologist said Vitamin D exists in different forms as active and inactive forms, which include cholecalciferol D3 and ergocalciferol D2.
Vitamin D3, also known as cholecalciferol, is absorbed more efficiently than D2.
But due to absence of clear guidelines for the replacement strategies of VD in deficient states, there is inadvertent use of higher doses of VD in patients usually by repeated injectable mega doses of cholecalciferol resulting in hypervitaminosis D and toxicity.