Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Vitamin D

Synonym(s): Dihydrotachysterol

Introduction

Name

  • Vitamin D.

Class of drug

  • Vitamin.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Antacids containing magnesium
  • May lead to the development of hypermagnesemia.

Thiazide diuretics

  • Hypercalcemia is more likely to develop.

Verapamil or digoxin

  • Hypercalcemia may potentiate the toxic effects of verapamil   Verapamil  or digoxin   Digoxin  ; monitor carefully.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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