D 1000 IU Side Effects
Generic name: cholecalciferol
Note: This document contains side effect information about cholecalciferol. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name D 1000 IU.
Some side effects of D 1000 IU may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to cholecalciferol: oral capsule, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral wafer
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking cholecalciferol (the active ingredient contained in D 1000 IU) hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking cholecalciferol and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
thinking problems, changes in behavior, feeling irritable;
urinating more than usual;
chest pain, feeling short of breath; or
early signs of vitamin D overdose (weakness, metallic taste in your mouth, weight loss, muscle or bone pain, constipation, nausea, and vomiting).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to cholecalciferol: compounding crystal, oral capsule, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral wafer
Early signs and symptoms of hypercalcemia include headache, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, metallic taste, constipation, abdominal cramps, dry mouth, weakness, fatigue, muscle and bone pain, ataxia, tinnitus, and vertigo. Later hypercalcemia may result in pruritus, mental confusion, coma, hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, seizures, metastatic calcification, and renal insufficiency manifested by polyuria, nocturia, polydipsia, and proteinuria.
Metabolic side effects have included hypercalcemia.
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