Introduction

Altavita D3 comes as a soft capsule or an oral solution. The Altavita D3 range offers a choice of daily, weekly and monthly medicines for the prevention of vitamin D deficiency. Your doctor will advise you on the dose that is right for you.

Four packets of Altavita

What is your medicine used for?2-5

Altavita D3 is prescribed:

  • For the prevention of vitamin D deficiency when it is felt that there is a significant risk of deficiency or the body is facing an increased demand for vitamin D.
  • Alongside other medicines to treat certain bone conditions, such as thinning of the bone (osteoporosis).
  • To treat vitamin D deficiency that has been confirmed by blood tests.

Altavita® D3 1,000 IU and 7,000 IU soft gel capsules are also prescribed:

  • For the prevention of vitamin D deficiency in pregnant and breastfeeding women when it is felt that there is a significant risk of deficiency3-4
  • For people who prefer a weekly or daily dose.

1. Cashman K et al. Vitamin D deficiency in Europe: pandemic? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2016; 103: 1033-1044
2. Consilient Health Ltd, Altavita D3 25,000 IU Oral Solution, Summary of Product Characteristics available on www.medicines.ie
3. Consilient Health Ltd, Altavita D3 1,000 IU Soft Capsule, Summary of Product Characteristics available on www.medicines.ie
4. Consilient Health Ltd, Altavita D3 7,000 IU Soft Capsule, Summary of Product Characteristics available on www.medicines.ie
5. Consilient Health Ltd, Altavita D3 25,000 IU Soft Capsule, Summary of Product Characteristics available on www.medicines.ie

IE/ALT/0816/0012(1) Date of Preparation: November 2017

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