The main task of vitamin D is to work with calcium to build bone tissue. Makes this vitamin in the means of improving the absorption of calcium and phosphorus in the intestine, increasing their level.
Vitamin D Monopreparations
These drugs contain in their composition only vitamin D.
Akvadetrim - the most popular drug prescribed by pediatricians for children of any age, but not targeted specifically for them. That is, Akvadetrim is suitable for all age categories.
The drug is available in the form of drops. One drop of Aquadetrim contains 500 IU of colecalciferol, which is a sufficient prophylactic dosage.
The required amount of Akvadetrim is taken orally, diluted in a spoonful of liquid (most effective with milk).
Vigantol is available as an oily solution. As the active ingredient is used colecalciferol - vitamin D 3 (colecalciferol is the trade name of vitamin D 3 ). This form of vitamin D is produced in human skin under the influence of sunlight and is the most active.
Vigantol is taken orally with milk or other liquid. The recommended dose for the prevention of vitamin D deficiency is 1-2 drops per day.
Alpha D 3 -Teva
The drug is available in the form of capsules with an oil solution inside. The tool is intended to restore calcium balance, increase its absorption from the gastrointestinal tract, reduce the content of parathyroid hormone (PTH), which inhibits the formation of bone tissue.
The active ingredient is alfacalcidol - a synthetic analogue of natural vitamin D. Synthetic vitamin has both advantages and disadvantages over natural vitamin (see alfacalcidol - Wikipedia ).
Complex preparations with vitamin D
The combination of calcium and vitamin D 3 has the best therapeutic effect in the treatment and prevention of diseases of the bone apparatus.
Vitrum Calcium + Vitamin D 3
The drug is available in pill form. One tablet contains:
- Vitamin D 3 - 5 mcg (200 IU)
- calcium carbonate (1.25 g)
As a preventive measure, it is recommended to take 1-2 tablets before meals or after meals. To increase calcium absorption, it is recommended to drink a sour drink with a tablet (for example, any sour juices).
Calcium D 3 Nycomed Forte
The drug is implemented in the form of chewable tablets. Active substances are:
- calcium carbonate - 1250 mg
- Vitamin D 3 - 5.0 mcg (200 IU)
For prophylactic replenishment of calcium and / or vitamin D 3, it is recommended to take 1 tablet 1-2 times a day.
Unlike previous complexes, Vitrum Osteomag contains not only calcium and vitamin D 3 , but also other important minerals for men, such as zinc and magnesium. Its full composition:
- Vitamin D 3 - 200 IU
- Calcium - 600 mg
- Zinc - 7.5 mg
- Magnesium - 40 mg
- Manganese - 1.8 mg
- Copper - 1 mg
- Boron - 250 mcg