Ergocalciferol Vitamin D 2

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 Ergocalciferol, Vitamin D{2}

Ergocalciferol, also known as vitamin D2 and calciferol, is a type of vitamin D found in food and used as a dietary supplement.[1] As a supplement it is used to prevent and treat vitamin D deficiency.[2] This includes vitamin D deficiency due to poor absorption by the intestines or liver disease.[3] It may also be used for low blood calcium due to hypoparathyroidism.[3] It is used by mouth or injection into a muscle.[2&am...
 DHT Dihydrotachysterol

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...
 Drisdol Ergocalciferol, Vitamin D{2}

Ergocalciferol, also known as vitamin D2 and calciferol, is a type of vitamin D found in food and used as a dietary supplement.[1] As a supplement it is used to prevent and treat vitamin D deficiency.[2] This includes vitamin D deficiency due to poor absorption by the intestines or liver disease.[3] It may also be used for low blood calcium due to hypoparathyroidism.[3] It is used by mouth or injection into a muscle.[2&am...
ingredance difference in vit d2 1 25 mg d3

TRYING TO FIND THE INGEDENCE FOR vit d2 prescription VS over the counter meds ## Hi I take that medicine expect I take Watson brand ## @Carol, The underlying difference between ergocalciferol (vitamin D2) and cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) is that D2 is a synthetic lab version and D3 is a product of nature (i.e. produced by our skin when we're exposed to sunlight or via supplements derived from a microorganism like *lichen* that produces D3). Furthermore, studies proposed by Dr. Fuhrman indicate that D3 is of higher quality than D2 due to it being more biologically active. You had also mentioned that you're trying to find an ingredient difference between vitamin D2 prescriptions vs OTC meds... By that, are you simply referring to OTC versions of D2 and D3? If so, my understanding ... ...

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 Doxercalciferol

Doxercalciferol (or 1-hydroxyergocalciferol, trade name Hectorol) is drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism and metabolic bone disease.[1] It is a synthetic analog of ergocalciferol (vitamin D2). It suppresses parathyroid synthesis and secretion.[2] Docercalciferol is the Vitamin D2 analogue of alfacalcidol.[3] It undergoes 25-hydroxylation in the liver to become the active ercalcitriol, without the involvement of kidneys.[4] ...
 Dihydrotachysterol

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...
 Calciferol Ergocalciferol, Vitamin D{2}

Ergocalciferol, also known as vitamin D2 and calciferol, is a type of vitamin D found in food and used as a dietary supplement.[1] As a supplement it is used to prevent and treat vitamin D deficiency.[2] This includes vitamin D deficiency due to poor absorption by the intestines or liver disease.[3] It may also be used for low blood calcium due to hypoparathyroidism.[3] It is used by mouth or injection into a muscle.[2&am...
 Hytakerol Dihydrotachysterol

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...
 Hectorol Doxercalciferol

Doxercalciferol (or 1-hydroxyergocalciferol, trade name Hectorol) is drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism and metabolic bone disease.[1] It is a synthetic analog of ergocalciferol (vitamin D2). It suppresses parathyroid synthesis and secretion.[2] Docercalciferol is the Vitamin D2 analogue of alfacalcidol.[3] It undergoes 25-hydroxylation in the liver to become the active ercalcitriol, without the involvement of kidneys.[4] ...
 Zemplar Paricalcitol

Paricalcitol (chemically it is 19-nor-1,25-(OH)2-vitamin D2. Marketed by Abbott Laboratories under the trade name Zemplar) is a drug used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone) associated with chronic renal failure. It is an analog of 1,25-dihydroxyergocalciferol, the active form of vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol). Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Contraindications 2.2 Interactions 2.3 Overdose 3 Mechanism...
 Paricalcitol

Paricalcitol (chemically it is 19-nor-1,25-(OH)2-vitamin D2. Marketed by Abbott Laboratories under the trade name Zemplar) is a drug used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone) associated with chronic renal failure. It is an analog of 1,25-dihydroxyergocalciferol, the active form of vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol). Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Contraindications 2.2 Interactions 2.3 Overdose 3 Mechanism...
vitamin d 50000 cap cause positive cocaine results

Just had a call that i was tested positive for cocaine. Will ergocalciferol 50,000 units cause this? ...

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 NDC 0955-0251
Vitamin D2 50,000 Unt Oral Capsule by Winthrop U.S. ## Markings: E;50 ## Shape: Capsule ## Color: Green ## Package Codes: 0955-0251-10 ## Active Ingredients: Ergocalciferol
 NDC 61703-423
Multi Vitamin Infusion Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Hospira Worldwide, Inc. ## Package Codes: 61703-423-11, 61703-423-83 ## Active Ingredients: .alpha.-tocopherol Acetate + Dl- + Ascorbic Acid + Biotin + Cyanocobalamin + Dexpanthenol + Ergocalciferol + Folic Acid + Niacinamide + Pyridoxine Hydrochloride + Retinol + Riboflavin 5'-phosphate Sodium + Thiamine Hydrochloride
 NDC 54569-3176
Vitamin D (Ergocalciferol 1.25 mg) by A-s Medication Solutions LLC ## Markings: 136 ## Shape: Oval ## Color: Green ## Package Codes: 54569-3176-1, 54569-3176-2




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