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24-25-dihydroxy-vitamin D3
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Description

24-25-dihydroxy-vitamin D3, also known as calcifediol, is a form of vitamin D that is produced in the liver and is the most active form of vitamin D in the body. It is used to treat vitamin D deficiency and to prevent and treat certain bone diseases. It is also used to treat low levels of calcium in the blood caused by certain conditions.

Common side effects of 24-25-dihydroxy-vitamin D3 include nausea, vomiting, constipation, headache, and muscle pain. Rare side effects include allergic reactions, kidney stones, and high levels of calcium in the blood.

Associated brand names: Calcijex, Calcidiol, and Calcifediol.

Overdose effects of 24-25-dihydroxy-vitamin D3 can include nausea, vomiting, constipation, weakness, confusion, and increased thirst. In severe cases, it can lead to high levels of calcium in the blood, which can cause kidney damage, heart problems, and even coma.

Classifications
  • supplement
  • vitamin
  • vitamin D

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