A drug with cholecalciferol, i.e. vitamin D. Vigalex Bio 1000 is indicated for the prevention of vitamin D deficiency, as well as the prevention of rickets and osteomalacia. A drug for adults and children over 6 years of age.
Composition of Vigalex Bio 1000 cholecalciferol:
Active substance: cholecalciferol (Cholecalciferolum). One tablet contains 10 mg of cholecalciferol powder, which corresponds to 0.025 mg (1000IU) of cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) and excipients: microcrystalline cellulose (type 102), calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, pregelatinized starch, corn starch, crospovidone (type A), sucrose, magnesium stearate, sodium ascorbate, medium chain saturated fatty acid triglycerides, colloidal anhydrous silica, all-rac-alpha-tocopherol.
Operation of Vigalex Bio 1000 cholecalciferol:
Vitamin D is an important component in the process of proper bone formation. If the body is deficient in it, it causes a disorder of bone calcification (rickets) or loss of calcium from the bones (osteomalacia). Vigalex Bio 1000 contains colecalciferol (vitamin D) and is intended for use in adults and children over 6 years of age. The indication for taking the drug is the prevention of vitamin D deficiency in children and adults, prevention of vitamin D deficiency in women planning pregnancy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding (consult a doctor), prevention of rickets and osteomalacia in children and adults, support in the treatment of osteoporosis in adults.
The medicinal product Vigalex Bio 1000 indicated for use as a means of preventing vitamin D deficiency in adults and children, a measure in the prevention of vitamin D deficiency in women planning pregnancy, pregnant and breastfeeding women (in consultation with a doctor), a measure against rickets and osteomalacia in children and in adults, an adjuvant in the treatment of osteoporosis in adults. For use in adults and children from 6 years of age with a healthy body weight.
Store the product out of reach of children at room temperature. It is recommended to protect against the effects of moisture and light. Use under medical supervision in the following cases: use of other products with vitamin D (additional doses of vitamin D can be taken only under medical supervision); sarcoidosis; renal dysfunction; the use of cardiac glycosides or diuretics; use in children under 6 years of age; long-term use of vitamin D (over 3 months) - it is then necessary to monitor the concentration of calcium in the serum and urine and check the kidney function. Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding: consult your doctor, it is recommended to set the appropriate dose (usually 2000IU per day). The drug contains sucrose - people with known intolerance to some sugars should discuss the possibility of using the drug with their doctor. This medicine contains less than 1mmol (23mg) of sodium in the recommended dosage unit - it is essentially 'sodium-free'.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to any component of the drug. Do not use in case of hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood) or hypercalciuria (excessive excretion of calcium in the urine). Do not use in the case of nephrolithiasis. Do not use in the case of severe renal failure. Do not use in the case of alleged hypoparathyroidism.
Some people may experience side effects while taking the drug. Not known: gastrointestinal complaints (constipation, flatulence, nausea, abdominal pain or diarrhea); hypersensitivity reactions (itching, rash or hives). Hypercalcaemia (too much calcium in the blood) and hypercalciuria (excessive excretion of calcium in the urine) occur with prolonged use of high doses. Fatalities have been reported in individual cases.
Dosage of cholecalciferol Vigalex Bio 1000 tablets:
Take the drug as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions in the leaflet. Use orally, with a sufficient amount of liquid. Children from 6 to 10 years of age with a normal body weight: take one tablet (1000IU) daily. Children and adolescents from 11 to 18 years of age with a healthy body weight - prevention of vitamin D deficiency: 1-2 tablets (1000-2000IU) per day; prevention of rickets and osteomalacia: 2 tablets (2000IU) daily. Adults with a healthy body weight - prevention of vitamin D deficiency: 1-2 tablets (1000-2000IU) a day; prevention of rickets and osteomalacia: 2 tablets (2000IU) daily; supportive treatment of osteoporosis: 2-4 tablets (2000-4000IU) per day. Women planning pregnancy, pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers: consult a doctor about the dosage. Do not use doses higher than recommended. Do not use for more than 3 months without consulting a doctor. Do not use in people with renal insufficiency without consulting a doctor. It is not recommended for use in children under 6 years of age.