About Altavita® D3

Click on the appropriate heading below to view full information

Altavita® D3 is indicated for the Prevention and Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency*.

Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency

Altavita® D3 offers a choice of 1,000 IU daily, 7,000 IU weekly or 25,000 IU monthly vitamin D3 medicines for the Prevention of Vitamin D Deficiency.1-4

You can discuss with your patient which of these presentations ties in with their routine. This can aid patient compliance with their medicine.

Click here for further information about patients who are at risk of vitamin D deficiency

Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency

Altavita D3 offers a choice of 1 x Altavita 50,000 IU soft capsules or 2 x Altavita 25,000 IU soft capsules for the treatment of vitamin D deficiency (taken weekly for 6-8 weeks). 3-5

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 dosing 6