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Medications for Vitamin D Deficiency

What is Vitamin D Deficiency:  Vitamin D deficiency classically manifests as bone disease, either rickets or osteomalacia.

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The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Vitamin D3 Rx/OTC C N 3 reviews
5.0

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Vitamin D2 Rx/OTC C N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
cholecalciferol Rx/OTC C N 5 reviews
6.0

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Brand names:  Vitamin D3, D 1000 IU, D3, D2000, Replesta, Carlson D, Enfamil D-Vi-Sol, Celebrate Vitamin D3 Quick-Melt, D-Vita Drops, Ddrops, Decara, Delta D3, Thera-D 2000, Thera-D Rapid Repletion

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
ergocalciferol Rx/OTC C N 14 reviews
6.0

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Brand names:  Vitamin D2, Drisdol, Calciferol, Calcidol

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Drisdol Rx/OTC C N Add review
10

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Calciferol Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
D 1000 IU Rx/OTC C N Add review
5.0

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
D3 Rx/OTC C N 1 review
10

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
D2000 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Replesta Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Calcidol Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Carlson D Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Enfamil D-Vi-Sol Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Celebrate Vitamin D3 Quick-Melt Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
D-Vita Drops Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Ddrops Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Decara Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Delta D3 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Thera-D 2000 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Thera-D Rapid Repletion Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cholecalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 

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Alternative treatments for Vitamin D Deficiency

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Vitamin D Deficiency. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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