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Calcifediol

Category: Osteoporosis



Calcifediol Overview

Calcifediol (INN), also known as calcidiol, 25-hydroxycholecalciferol, or 25-hydroxyvitamin D (abbreviated 25(OH)D),[1] is a prehormone that is produced in the liver by hydroxylation of vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) by the enzyme cholecalciferol 25-hydroxylase which was isolated by Michael F. Holick. This metabolite is being measured by physicians worldwide to determine a patient's vitamin D status.[2] Calcifediol is then converted in the kidneys (by the enzyme 25(OH)D-1α-hydroxylase) int...

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Calcifediol
  • Capsule: 0.02mg, 0.05mg, 20mcg
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