Calcifediol

Category: Osteoporosis



Calcifediol Overview

Calcifediol, also known as calcidiol, 25-hydroxycholecalciferol, or 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (abbreviated 25(OH)D3),[1] is a form of vitamin D produced in the liver by hydroxylation of vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) by the enzyme vitamin D 25-hydroxylase.[2][3] Calcifediol can be further hydroxylated by the enzyme 25(OH)D-1α-hydroxylase, primarily in the kidney, to form calcitriol (1,25-(OH)2D3), which is the active hormonal form of vitamin D.&a...

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Calcifediol
  • Capsule: 0.02mg, 0.05mg, 20mcg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 0.03mg, 30mcg
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