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Vitamin D

Synonym(s): Dihydrotachysterol

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Vitamin D.

Class of drug

  • Vitamin.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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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

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

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. 
  • Based on Small Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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