What is Altavita® D3?

Altavita® D3 is used for the prevention and treatment of Vitamin D deficiency. 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. Altavita® D3 comes as a soft capsule or an oral solution.

What is your medicine used for?

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 deficiency
  • For people who prefer a weekly or daily dose

Your doctor will discuss the best dose and treatment schedule for you – this will be determined by your situation, age and the severity of the deficiency. Always take your medicine as your doctor has prescribed it.

It is important to take your medicine as it has been prescribed even if you feel healthy and well.

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Four packets of altavita

A packet of Altavita showing the contents, which are three liquid capsules

IE-ALT-98a, Date of Preparation October 2019

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