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Ergocalciferol

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Ergocalciferol (ergocalciferol systemic) is a member of the drug class vitamins and is used to treat Familial Hypophosphatemia, Hypocalcemia, Hypoparathyroidism, Hypophosphatemia, Osteomalacia, Renal Osteodystrophy, Rickets, Vitamin D Deficiency and Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency.

US matches:

UK matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A11CC01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000050-14-6

Chemical Formula

C28-H44-O

Molecular Weight

397

Therapeutic Categories

Vitamin replacement

Vitamin D₂

Chemical Name

9,10-Secoergosta-5,7,10(19),22-tetraen-3-ol, (3β,5Z,7E,22E)-

Foreign Names

  • Ergocalciferolum (Latin)
  • Ergocalciferol (German)
  • Ergocalciférol (French)
  • Ergocalciferol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ergocalciferol (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Ergocalciférol (OS: DCF)
  • Calciferol (IS)
  • Calciferolum (IS)
  • D-Vita (IS)
  • Ergosterol (IS)
  • Vidolen (IS)
  • Viosterol (IS)
  • Vitamin D₂ (IS)
  • Ergocalciferol (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Ergocalciférol (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Ergocalciferolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)

Brand Names

  • Acuode [+ Retinol, + Ascorbic Acid]
    Recalcine, Paraguay
  • Adekals [+ Retinol]
    Offenbach, Mexico
  • Adekon [+ Retinol]
    Concordia, Mexico
  • Adekon-C [+ Retinol, + Ascorbic Acid]
    Concordia, Mexico
  • Aderogyl [+ Retinol, + Menadiol]
    Gramon-Millet, Argentina
  • Aderogyl [+ Retinol]
    Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico
  • Aderogyl-C [+ Retinol, + Ascorbic Acid]
    Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico
  • Aderowest [+ Retinol]
    Bruluart, Mexico
  • Adibal [+ Retinol]
    Diba, Mexico
  • A-D-Kan [+ Retinol]
    Quimica Son's, Mexico
  • AFI-D2 forte
    Takeda, Norway
  • Aquasol AD [+ Retinol]
    Valeant Grossman, Mexico
  • Bebederm [+ Retinol, + Aminobenzoic Acid, + Zinc Oxide]
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Benzevit Prevent [+ Zinc Oxide, + Retinol]
    Elofar, Brazil
  • Biovit D + A [+ Retinol]
    Imfar, Paraguay
  • Bonecal D [+ Calcium Phosphate]
    Sigma Pharma Nature's Plus Farm. Ltda., Brazil
  • Calciferol
    British Dispensary, Thailand
  • Calciferol Biotika Forte
    BB Pharma, Slovakia; BB Pharma, Czech Republic
  • Calciferol Oily Solution Lennon
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Calcifort [+ Edetic Acid, + Cyanocobalamin]
    Labinca, Paraguay
  • Calcigenol B12 [+ Calcium Phosphate, + Cyanocobalamin]
    Gramon-Millet, Argentina
  • Calcio Ostelin [+ Calcium Phosphate]
    Farma, Venezuela
  • Calcio Vitamina [+ Calcium Phosphate, + Calcium Gluconate, + Calcium Lactate]
    FU, Uruguay
  • Calciofar B12 [+ Cyanocobalamin, + Calcium Phosphate, + Sodium Fluoride]
    Indufar, Paraguay
  • Calciofem [+ Calcium]
    CMD Biofarma Natural, Mexico
  • Calcion D Plus [+ Calcium Citrate]
    Meyer, Venezuela
  • Calciostetic Form [+ Ascorbic Acid, + Calcium]
    Stetic Form, Paraguay
  • Calciovit Puro [+ Calcium Phosphate]
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Calcium-Bell [+ Calcium Phosphate, + Cyanocobalamin, + Sodium Fluoride]
    Quimica Janvier, Paraguay
  • C-Calcio [+ Ascorbic Acid, + Pyridoxine, + Calcium Carbonate]
    EMS, Brazil
  • Deavit [+ Retinol]
    Sopharma, Bulgaria
  • Decalcit [+ Calcium Phosphate]
    Geistlich, Kuwait
  • Deflamol [+ Retinol]
    Sopharma, Bulgaria
  • Denurix 2400
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • Devitol
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • D-Forte
    Euro-Pharm International, Canada; Sandoz, Canada
  • Drisdol
    sanofi-aventis, United States
  • Ergocalciferol
    Colonis Pharma, United Kingdom; Orit, United States; SigmaPharm, United States; Strides Pharma, United States; Sun Pharma, United States; Vitaminy, Georgia
  • Ergocalciferol L.CH.
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Ergokalciferolio 0.125% Sanitas
    Sanitas, Lithuania
  • Fravit [+ Retinol]
    Degort's, Mexico
  • FrekaVit Infant [+ Retinol, + Phytomenadion, + Tocopherol, α-] [pediatric]
    Paesel und Lorei, Germany
  • frubiase calcium forte 500 [+ Calcium]
    Sanofi, Germany
  • Galferol 2400
    Sant Gall, Argentina
  • Infadolan [+ Retinol]
    Herbacos Recordati, Czech Republic; Herbacos Recordati, Slovakia
  • Ketovite [+ Choline Chloride, + Cyanocobalamin, + Retinol]
    Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Essential Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Lennon-Strong Calciferol
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Neogranormon [+ Zinc Oxide, + Retinol, + Pancreatin]
    Teva, Hungary
  • Nexovital ADC [+ Retinol, + Ascorbic Acid]
    Andromaco, Argentina
  • Novocal [+ Calcium Phosphate, + Sodium Floride, + Cyanocobalamin]
    Delta, Paraguay
  • Nutrical D [+ Calcium Carbonate]
    Farmoquimica FQM, Brazil
  • Os-Cal D [+ Calcium Carbonate]
    Sanofi-Aventis Farmaceutica, Brazil
  • Ostelin
    IFET, Greece; Teofarma, Italy
  • Ostelin ACD [+ Retinol, + Ascorbic Acid]
    Roemmers, Argentina
  • Ostelin Potencia 100
    Roemmers, Argentina
  • Osto-D2
    Paladin, Canada
  • Panvitan [+ Retinol]
    Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Pisavit AD [+ Retinol]
    Pisa, Mexico
  • Platsul-A [+ Sulfadiazine, + Lidocaine, + Retinol]
    Beta, Paraguay
  • Puravit A/D/E [+ Retinol, + Tocopherol]
    Myralis Pharma, Brazil
  • Raquiferol
    Roemmers, Argentina; Spedrog Caillon, Paraguay
  • Raquiferol D2
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Senfem [+ Calcium Carbonate, + Palmitate]
    CMD Biofarma Natural, Mexico
  • Sterogyl
    Desma Pharma, Egypt; Desma Pharma, Tunisia; IFET, Greece
  • Stérogyl
    DB, France
  • Surbex Bio-Enhanced Calcium Plus [+ Calcium]
    Abbott, Malaysia
  • Tanvimil ACD [+ Retinol, + Ascorbic Acid]
    Raymos, Argentina
  • Tanvimil D
    Raymos, Argentina
  • Tridoce [+ Calcium Phosphate, + Sodium Fluoride, + Cyanocobalamin]
    Trifar, Paraguay
  • Tri-Vi-Fluor [+ Retinol, + Ascorbic Acid, + Sodium Fluoride]
    Investi, Argentina; Mead Johnson, Brazil
  • Vetostelin B12 Forte [+ Calcium Phosphate, + Cyanocobalamin] [veterinary use]
    Schering-Plough, Italy
  • Viqmigil [+ Retinol]
    IQFA, Mexico
  • Vita D
    Austral, Argentina
  • Vitadece [+ Retinol, + Ascorbic Acid]
    Klonal, Argentina
  • Vitalipid [+ Retinol, + Phytomenadion, + Tocopherol, α-]
    Fresenius, Greece; Fresenius Kabi, Spain; Fresenius Kabi, Hungary; Fresenius Kabi, Italy; Fresenius Kabi, Norway; Fresenius Kabi AB, Iceland
  • Vitalipid Adult [+ Retinol, + Phytomenadion, + Tocopherol, α-]
    Baxter, Germany; Fresenius Kabi, Denmark; Fresenius Kabi, Sweden
  • Vitalipid BB [+ Retinol, + Tocopherol, α-, + Phytomenadione]
    Fresenius Kabi, Italy
  • Vitalipid für Erwachsene [+ Retinol, + Phytomenadion, + Tocopherol]
    Fresenius Kabi Austria, Austria
  • Vitalipid für Kinder [+ Retinol, + Phytomenadion, + Tocopherol] [pediatric]
    Fresenius Kabi Austria, Austria
  • Vitalipid Infant [+ Retinol, + Phytomenadion, + Tocopherol, α-]
    Fresenius Kabi, Sweden
  • Vitalipid Infant [+ Retinol, + Phytomenadion, + Tocopherol, α-] [pediatric]
    Baxter, Germany; Fresenius Kabi, Denmark; Fresenius Kabi, Hungary; Fresenius Kabi, Norway; Fresenius Kabi AB, Iceland
  • Vitalipid Infantil [+ Retinol, + Phytomenadion, + Tocopherol, α-] [pediatric]
    Fresenius Kabi, Spain
  • Vitalipid N [+ Retinol, + Tocopherol, + Phytomenadione]
    Fresenius, Slovakia; Fresenius Kabi, Czech Republic; Fresenius Kabi, Estonia; Fresenius Kabi, Paraguay; Fresenius Kabi, Serbia
  • Vitalipid N-Infant [+ Retinol, + Tocopherol, + Phytomenadione]
    Fresenius Kabi, Latvia; Fresenius Kabi, Czech Republic; Fresenius Kabi, Estonia; Fresenius Kabi, Paraguay; Fresenius Kabi, Serbia
  • Vitalipid Novum [+ Tocopherol, α-, + Phytomenadione, + Retinol]
    Fresenius Kabi, Belgium; Fresenius Kabi, Luxembourg; Fresenius Kabi, Latvia
  • Vitalipid Novum Enfant [+ Tocopherol, α-, + Phytomenadione, + Retinol] [pediatric]
    Fresenius Kabi, Belgium
  • Vitamin AD [+ Retinol]
    Hemofarm, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Vitamin AD Hemofarm [+ Retinol]
    Hemofarm, Macedonia; Hemofarm AD, Serbia
  • Vitamin AD Slovakopharma [+ Retinol]
    Zentiva, Slovakia
  • Vitamin D
    Bionpharma, United States
  • Vitamina D2 Salf
    Salf, Italy
  • Vitasol F [+ Retinol, + Ascorbic Acid, + Sodium Fluoride]
    Cassara, Argentina
  • Vitintra Adult [+ Phytomenadione, + Retinol, + Tocopherol]
    Fresenius Kabi Nederland, Netherlands
  • Vitintra Infant [+ Phytomenadione, + Retinol, + Tocopherol]
    Fresenius Kabi Nederland, Netherlands
  • Vitlipid N [+ Phytomenadione, + Tocopherol, α-, + Retinol]
    Fresenius Kabi, Malta
  • Vitlipid N Infant [+ Phytomenadione, + Ergocalciferol, + Retinol] [pediatric]
    Fresenius Kabi, Malta
  • Vitlipid N Infant [+ Phytomenadione, + Tocopherol, α-, + Retinol] [pediatric]
    Fresenius Kabi, Malta

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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