Vitamin D3 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 Vitamin D3.
For the Consumer
Applies to cholecalciferol: oral capsule, oral capsule liquid filled, oral solution, oral suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, cholecalciferol (the active ingredient contained in Vitamin 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
- difficulty swallowing
- fast heartbeat
- hives or itching
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
- skin rash
- tightness in the chest
- unusual tiredness or weakness
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to cholecalciferol: compounding crystal, oral capsule, oral liquid, oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet disintegrating, oral wafer
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hypercalciuria[Ref]
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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.
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