D-CURA®

D-CURA<sup>®</sup>

D-CURA®

Cholecalciferol

D-CURA®

Cholecalciferol 25,000 IU

Ampoules for Oral Use

 

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 in adults:

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 4 PVC/PVDC/PE ampoules.