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Cholecalciferol Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 29, 2022.

Applies to the following strengths: 10 mcg/mL; 50 mcg; 25 mcg; 10 mcg; 125 mcg; 1250 mcg; 350 mcg; 250 mcg/mL; 100 mcg; 125 mcg/mL; 250 mcg; 125 mcg/0.5 mL; 10 mcg/drop; 25 mcg/drop; 10 mcg/0.25 mL (400 intl units/0.25 mL); 325 mcg; 625 mcg; 25 mcg/10 mL

Usual Adult Dose for Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation

US Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D:
18 to 70 years: 15 mcg (600 international units) daily
Tolerable Upper Intake Level: 100 mcg (4000 international units)

Usual Geriatric Dose for Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation

US Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D:
70 years and older: 20 mcg (800 international units) daily
Tolerable Upper Intake Level: 100 mcg (4000 international units)

Usual Pediatric Dose for Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation

US Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D:

0 to 6 months: 10 mcg (400 international units) daily
Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL): 25 mcg (1000 international units)

7 to 12 months: 10 mcg (400 international units) daily
UL: 38 mcg (1500 international units)

1 to 3 years: 15 mcg (600 international units) daily
UL: 63 mcg (2500 international units)

4 to 8 years: 15 mcg (600 international units) daily
UL: 75 mcg (3000 international units)

9 to 18 years: 15 mcg (600 international units) daily
UL: 100 mcg (4000 international units)

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dose Adjustments

Pregnancy or lactation: 15 mcg (600 international units) vitamin D daily
UL: 100 mcg (4000 international units)

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS: None

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

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