Colecalciferol

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  • Other
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Crohn Disease
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Neoplasms

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Uses of Colecalciferol

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Colecalciferol is used in the treatment of:

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Crohn Disease
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Neoplasms

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Colecalciferol Brand Names

Colecalciferol Drug Class

Colecalciferol is part of the drug class:

Colecalciferol Interactions

This is not a complete list of Colecalciferoldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Colecalciferol and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Colecalciferol falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Colecalciferol should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Colecalciferol should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Colecalciferol Dosage

Take colecalciferol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Colecalciferol dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Colecalciferol is available in the following doses:

  • Alendronate-cholecalciferol 70 Mg-2800 Intl Units Oral Tablet
  • Alendronate-cholecalciferol 70 Mg-5600 Intl Units Oral Tablet
  • Calcium/ferrous Fumarate/vitamin D 1.5 G-125 Units-54 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Cholecalciferol 10,000 Intl Units/ml Oral Solution
  • Cholecalciferol 1000 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Cholecalciferol 1000 Intl Units Oral Tablet
  • Cholecalciferol 1000 Intl Units Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Cholecalciferol 1000 Intl Units/10 Ml Oral Liquid
  • Cholecalciferol 1000 Intl Units/drop Oral Solution
  • Cholecalciferol 10000 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Cholecalciferol 14,000 Intl Units Oral Wafer
  • Cholecalciferol 2000 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Cholecalciferol 2000 Intl Units Oral Tablet
  • Cholecalciferol 25,000 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Cholecalciferol 400 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Cholecalciferol 400 Intl Units Oral Tablet
  • Cholecalciferol 400 Intl Units/ml Oral Liquid
  • Cholecalciferol 4000 Intl Units Oral Tablet
  • Cholecalciferol 50,000 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Cholecalciferol 50,000 Intl Units Oral Wafer
  • Cholecalciferol 5000 Intl Units Oral Capsule
  • Cholecalciferol 5000 Intl Units Oral Tablet
  • Cholecalciferol 5000 Intl Units/ml Oral Liquid
  • Cholecalciferol Compounding Crystal
  • Cholecalciferol Oral Tablet
  • Cholecalciferol-iron Polysaccharide 100 Intl Units-125 Mg (as Elemental Iron)/5 Ml Oral Liquid
  • Cholecalciferol/genistein/zinc Chelazome 200 Intl Units-27 Mg-20 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Cholecalciferol/genistein/zinc Glycinate 200 Intl Units-27 Mg-20 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Cholecalciferol/genistein/zinc Glycinate Multiple Vitamins With Minerals Oral Capsule
  • Multivitamin With Minerals Calcium With Magnesium, Vitamins D And K Oral Tablet
  • Multivitamin With Minerals Calcium With Vitamin D And K Oral Tablet, Chewable
  • Multivitamin With Minerals Vitamin B Complex With D, Calcium And Folic Acid Oral Wafer
  • Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids With Vitamin B Complex And Vitamin D Oral Capsule
  • Vitamin A & D Topical With Cod Liver Oil Topical Cream
  • Vitamins A, D, And E Topical With Cod Liver Oil Topical Ointment

Forms of Medication

Colecalciferol is available in the following forms:

  • Chewable Bar
  • Disintegrating Tablet
  • Enteric Coated Capsule
  • Extended Release Tablet
  • Injectable Solution
  • Mucosal Spray
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Powder
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Tablet
  • Wafer