D-Cura® 

Cholecalciferol 25,000 IU

Ampoules for oral use

Product leaflet summary

Therapeutic Indications:

D-CURA is a vitamin product containing cholecalciferol (equivalent to vitamin D3). Vitamin D can be found in some foods and also produced by the body when skin is exposed to sunlight.

 

Vitamin D helps the kidneys and intestine absorb calcium and it helps build bones.

 

D-CURA 25,000 IU is used:

For the prevention of vitamin D deficiency when there is a significant risk of deficiency or an increased demand for vitamin D.

 

With other medicines to treat certain bone conditions, such as thinning of the bone (osteoporosis).

 

To treat vitamin D deficiency that has been confirmed by laboratory tests.

 

Dosage And Administration:

Treatment of vitamin D deficiency:

2 ampoules of D-CURA 25,000 IU once weekly for 6-8 weeks, followed by maintenance therapy (1400-2000 IU once daily may be required), based on the advice of your doctor.

 

Contraindications:

  • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to cholecalciferol or any of the other ingredients of D-CURA.

 

  • if you have hypercalcaemia (increased blood calcium concentration) and/or

 

  • if you have hypercalciuria (increased urinary calcium concentration).

 

  • if you have pseudohypoparathyroidism (disturbed parathyroid hormone metabolism), as the vitamin D requirement may be reduced due to phases of normal vitamin D sensitivity. In this case there is a risk of prolonged overdose. Better-regulatable active substances with vitamin D activity are available for this.

 

  • if you have a predisposition to calcium-containing kidney stones.

 

  • If you have hypervitaminosis D.

 

Pregnancy and Lactation

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.

 

Pediatric Population:

Treatment of vitamin D deficiency in 0-18 years:

1 ampoule of D-CURA 25,000 IU once every 2 weeks for 6 weeks (followed by maintenance therapy of 400-1000 IU/day).

 

Ability to Drive and Use Machinery

Not applicable 

 

Package Presentation:

D-CURA is available in packs of 4 oral ampoules.

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