Cholecalciferol Granules Uses, Side effects, Precautions

Cholecalciferol Granules uses, side effects, precautions

Medicine typeVitamin Supplement
Prescription requiredNo
Route of administrationOral
UsesDeficiency of vitamin D, Bone disorders
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Hypercalcemia
PrecautionsHypersensitivity, liver or kidney disease

General uses of Cholecalciferol Granules

Cholecalciferol Granules is a vitamin supplement. It is generally used in the treatment of deficiency of vitamin D.

Cholecalciferol Granules can also be prescribed in the treatment and prevention of bone disorders (osteoporosis, osteomalacia, and rickets). It helps the body to absorb more calcium and phosphorous from the food and helps in building strong bones.

What is Cholecalciferol?

Cholecalciferol or Vitamin D3 is a vitamin supplement. It is usually synthesized by the skin from exposure to sunlight. It is generally helpful in the treatment of bone disorders.

How does Cholecalciferol Granules work? / Mechanism of action

Cholecalciferol Granules work by fulfilling the requirement of cholecalciferol/vitamin D3 in the body and help the body to absorb more calcium and phosphorous from the food. This aids in preventing and treating bone disorders and also helps in keeping the bones strong.

When Cholecalciferol Granules is prescribed?

Cholecalciferol Granules is usually prescribed in the following conditions:

  • Deficiency of vitamin D
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteomalacia
  • Rickets

Side effects of Cholecalciferol Granules

In general, it does not cause any serious side effects. But in some cases, it may show some side effects like:

  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Loss of appetite

Precautions

Hypersensitivity: You should avoid using this medicine if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to cholecalciferol.

Liver or kidney disease: Cholecalciferol Granules should be used with caution in patients with having any liver or kidney disease.

How to use Cholecalciferol Granules?

Take the dose of Cholecalciferol Granules as advised by your doctor.

You can take these granules with milk or water. But it is recommended to take these granules with milk.

Storage of Cholecalciferol Granules

Store Cholecalciferol Granules at room temperature.

Keep this medicine away from kids and pets.

Keep this medicine away from direct sunlight.

Tell your doctor if:

  • You are allergic to Cholecalciferol.
  • You have any liver or kidney disease.
  • You’re taking some other medicines.
  • You are taking some other vitamin supplement.

Brands of Cholecalciferol Granules in India

Calcitas SachetIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Vitanova D3 SachetZuventus Healthcare Ltd
Caldikind 60K SachetMankind Pharma Ltd
D-Rise SachetUSV Ltd
Calcirol SachetCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Calciquick D3 SachetMorepen Laboratories Ltd
OH-D3 SachetIndoco Remedies Ltd

Some FAQs

What are the uses of Cholecalciferol Granules?

Cholecalciferol Granules is a vitamin supplement. It is generally prescribed in the deficiency of vitamin D. It may also be prescribed in treating bone disorders.

Can I take Cholecalciferol Granules with water?

Yes, you can take Cholecalciferol Granules with water. But it is best to take these granules with milk.

Can I use Cholecalciferol Granules in pregnancy?

Cholecalciferol Granules should be used in pregnancy only if it is clearly prescribed by your doctor.

Can Cholecalciferol Granules be prescribed for bone disorders?

Yes, Cholecalciferol Granules can be prescribed in treating and preventing bone disorders such as rickets (softening of bones in children), osteomalacia (softening of bones in adults), osteoporosis (porous bones).

Summary

Cholecalciferol Granules is a vitamin supplement. It is usually prescribed in treating and preventing bone disorders.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using Cholecalciferol Granules.

It should be used with caution in patients with having any liver or kidney disease.

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