The medicinal product Vigalex Forte 2000 is characterized by a high dose of cholecalciferol - vitamin D. It is a drug intended for adults, children and adolescents from 11 years of age, to be used to prevent vitamin D deficiency.
Composition of Vigalex Forte 2000:
Active substance: cholecalciferol (Cholecalciferolum). One tablet contains 20 mg of cholecalciferol powder, which corresponds to 0.05 mg (2000IU) of cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) and the active substances: 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 Forte 2000:
One tablet contains 50mcg of cholecalciferol (2000IU). Cholecalciferol, or vitamin D, is important in bone formation. Vitamin D deficiency in the body can lead to impaired bone calcification (rickets) or to loss of calcium from the bones (osteomalacia). Vigalex Forte 2000 is indicated for use as a means of preventing vitamin D deficiency and preventing rickets and osteomalacia in children and adults. In addition, the drug supports the treatment of osteoporosis in adults. It can also be taken by women planning pregnancy, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers for the prevention of vitamin D deficiency (in consultation with a doctor). The drug is for use in people from 11 years of age with a normal weight.
Vigalex Forte 2000 is indicated for use in adults and children and adolescents from 11 years of age with normal body weight in the prevention of vitamin D deficiency in children and adults, in the prevention of vitamin D deficiency in women planning pregnancy, pregnant and breastfeeding ( in consultation with your doctor), in the prevention of rickets and osteomalacia in children and adults, and as support in the treatment of osteoporosis in adults.
Store the product out of reach of children at room temperature. It is recommended to protect against the effects of moisture and light. It is recommended to take the drug under medical supervision if other products with vitamin D are used (additional doses of vitamin D can only be taken under medical supervision); the person has sarcoidosis; have kidney problems; cardiac glycosides or diuretics are used; Vitamin D is used for a long time (over 3 months) (it is necessary to monitor the concentration of calcium in the serum and urine, and to check the kidney function), and also in children under 6 years of age. Pregnancy, breastfeeding: consult a doctor before use, individual dose determination is recommended (usually 2000IU per day). The drug contains sucrose (with diagnosed intolerance to some sugars, consult your doctor before using the drug). 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 people with hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood) or hypercalciuria (excessive excretion of calcium in the urine). Do not use in people with nephrolithiasis or severe renal failure. Do not use in people with 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 Vigalex Forte 2000 tablets:
Take the drug as directed by your doctor or as recommended on the leaflet. Use orally, with a sufficient amount of liquid. Prevention of vitamin D deficiency: children and adolescents from 11 to 18 years of age - 1000-2000IU per day; adults - 1000-2000IU per day. Prevention of vitamin D deficiency in women planning pregnancy, pregnant and breastfeeding women: after consulting a doctor, the usual dose is 2000IU per day. Prevention of rickets and osteomalacia: children and adolescents from 11 to 18 years of age - 2000 IU per day; adults - 2000IU per day. Adjunctive treatment of osteoporosis in adults: 2000-4000IU per day. People with renal insufficiency: do not use without consulting a doctor. Do not use in children under 6 years of age. Do not use for a long time (longer than 3 months) without consulting your doctor first.