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Maximum D3 Side Effects

Generic name: cholecalciferol

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 16, 2023.

Note: This document contains side effect information about cholecalciferol. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Maximum D3.

Applies to cholecalciferol: oral capsule, oral capsule liquid filled, oral oil, oral solution, oral suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet disintegrating, oral wafer.

Serious side effects of Maximum D3

Along with its needed effects, cholecalciferol (the active ingredient contained in Maximum D3) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking cholecalciferol:

Incidence not known

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to cholecalciferol: compounding crystal, oral capsule, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet disintegrating, oral wafer.


Metabolic side effects have included hypercalcemia.[Ref]


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hypercalciuria[Ref]


Rare (less than 0.1%): Pruritus, rash, urticaria[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Hypersensitivity reactions such as angioedema or laryngeal edema[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting[Ref]


1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics."

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.