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VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY

Vitamin D deficiency is a condition wherein there is low circulating levels of vitamin D. Vitamin D is an essential steroid hormone found in the body.

It results from inadequate sunlight exposure, malabsorptions &/or inadequate nutrition.

Vitamin D insufficiency is a less severe state of calcidiol deficiency and associated w/ parathyroid hormones and osteoporosis.

 

Vitamin D Deficiency Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Treatment & prevention of vit D deficiency. Adjunctive treatment for osteoporosis. Reduces risk of falling...

Indication: Established postmenopausal osteoporosis; renal osteodystrophy in patients w/ chronic renal failure particularl...

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