About Altavita D3

For treatment and prevention of Vitamin D deficiency

Altavita D3 now offers a choice of daily, weekly or monthly medicines for the prevention of vitamin D deficiency. 1-4

Altavita D3 1000 IU, 7000 IU , 25000 IU soft capsules and 25,000 IU oral solution are licensed:

– For the prevention and treatment of vitamin D deficiency
– As an adjunct to specific therapy for osteoporosis in patients with vitamin D deficiency, or at risk of vitamin D insufficiency.

Altavita D3 1000 IU and 7000 IU soft capsules are also indicated in pregnancy and breastfeeding.1,2

four packets of Altavita

Therapeutic serum 25(OH)D concentrations can be achieved equally well with daily, weekly or monthly dosing frequencies

  • An 8 week study comparing similar cumulative doses of vitamin D3 administered either daily, weekly or monthly in elderly patients with hip fracture, demonstrated that supplementation with vitamin D can be achieved equally well with daily, weekly or monthly dosing5

Graph showing effects of cumulative doses

Altavita D3 Dosages

Adult Dosage Card – Primary Care

Adult Dosage Card – Secondary Care

Paediatric Dosage Card

1. Consilient Health Ltd, Altavita D3 1,000 IU soft capsules, Summary of product characteristics – available on medicines.ie

2. Consilient Health Ltd, Altavita D3 7,000 IU soft capsules, Summary of product characteristics – available on medicines.ie

3. Consilient Health Ltd, Altavita D3 25,000 IU soft capsules, Summary of product characteristics – available on medicines.ie

4. Consilient Health Ltd, Altavita D3 25,000 IU oral solution, Summary of product characteristics – available on medicines.ie

5. Ish-Shalom S et al. Comparison of daily, weekly, and monthly vitamin D3 in ethanol dosing protocols for two months in elderly hip fracture patients. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008; 93(9): 3430-3435.

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