Dihydrotachysterol

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Dihydrotachysterol Overview

Dihydrotachysterol (DHT) is a synthetic vitamin D analog activated in the liver that does not require renal hydroxylation like vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol). DHT has a rapid onset of action (2 hours), a shorter half-life, and a greater effect on mineralization of bone salts than does vitamin D.[1] References ^ R. Gagnon; G. W. Ogden; G. Just; M. Kaye (1974). "Comparison of Dihydrotachysterol and 5,6-trans Vitamin D3 on Intestinal Calcium Abs...

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Dihydrotachysterol
  • Capsule: 0.125mg
  • Solution: 0.2mg/ml
  • Tablet: 0.125mg, 0.4mg
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