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Cholecalciferol

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    Oral
    Cholecalciferol
    Ostelin, Ostevit-D 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Synthetic vitamin D₃, which stimulates intestinal calcium / phosphate absorption and increased expression of RANK-ligand on osteoblast cell surfaces, resulting in a net increase in serum calcium and phosphate.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Vitamin D deficiency
    • Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
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