cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) (cont.)
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What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking cholecalciferol (D 1000 IU, D3-5, D3-50, Delta D3, Vitamin D3)?
Do not use this medication if you have ever had an allergic reaction to vitamin D, or if you have:
If you have any of these other conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely use cholecalciferol:
Your cholecalciferol dose needs may change if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment, or if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I take cholecalciferol (D 1000 IU, D3-5, D3-50, Delta D3, Vitamin D3)?
Take this medication exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.
Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results from this medication.
Measure liquid medicine with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.
Cholecalciferol is only part of a complete program of treatment that may also include a special diet. It is very important to follow the diet plan created for you by your doctor or nutrition counselor. You should become very familiar with the list of foods you must eat or avoid to help control your condition.
Store this medication at room temperature away from moisture, light, and heat.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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