cholecalciferol


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cholecalciferol

 [ko″le-kal-sif´er-ol]
vitamin D3, an oil-soluble vitamin used in the prevention of rickets. See also vitamin.

cho·le·cal·cif·er·ol

(kō'lē-kal-sif'er-ol),
Probably the vitamin D of animal origin found in the skin, fur, and feathers of animals and birds exposed to sunlight, and also in butter, brain, fish oils, and egg yolk. Synonym(s): vitamin D3
Synonym(s): calciol

cholecalciferol

/cho·le·cal·ci·fer·ol/ (ko″lĕ-kal-sif´er-ol) vitamin D; a hormone synthesized in the skin on irradiation of 7-dehydrocholesterol or obtained from the diet; it is activated when metabolized to 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol. It is used as an antirachitic and in the treatment of hypocalcemic tetany and hypoparathyroidism.

cholecalciferol

(kō′lĭ-kăl-sĭf′ə-rôl′, -rōl′)

cholecalciferol

vitamin D3

A vitamin synthesised in the skin upon exposure to ultraviolet light.

cho·le·cal·cif·er·ol

(kō'lĕ-kal-sif'ĕr-ol)
The vitamin D of animal origin found in the skin, fur, and feathers of animals and birds exposed to sunlight, and also in butter, fish oils, and egg yolk.
Synonym(s): vitamin D3.

cholecalciferol

Colecalciferol, vitamin D3, the natural form of the vitamin, formed in the skin by the action of the ultraviolet component of sunlight on 7-dehydrocholesterol. As a drug, the vitamin is usually formulated along with calcium for the treatment of calcium deficiency or OSTEOPOROSIS. Brand names are Cacit D3, Calceos and Calcichew.

cholecalciferol

vitamin D3

cholecalciferol

vitamin D3, an oil-soluble antirachitic vitamin. See also vitamin d.
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Table-3: Treatment options with cholecalciferol in special situations.
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Cholecalciferol is a more powerful form of vitamin D and large doses should only be taken with a doctor's approval.
The effects of cholecalciferol on both cell lines were first determined.
It wants them extending to take in "well-established vitamin and mineral supplements already on the market with the European Union/EEA", including minerals such as boron, nickel, silicon, tin, vanadium, calcium phosphate, selenium yeast, sodium metasilicate and copper oxide, as well as vitamin A and cholecalciferol.
One chapter, from Lyon, shows that in elderly women calcium and cholecalciferol supplements are beneficial when the surrogate and intermediate end-points of parathyroid function and femoral neck density are measured.
Vitamins have a chapter to themselves and the discussion areas are thiamine, riboflavin, pyridoxine, niacin, cobalamin, folic acid, biotin and pantothenic acid, ascorbic acid, retinol, cholecalciferol, vitamin E and vitamin K.
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The two most important types of vitamin D as prohormone are D2 (ergocalciferol) and D3 (cholecalciferol): ergocalciferol are formed through fungi and yeast-resultant ergosterol which changes to ergocalciferol upon revelation to UVB light while vitamin D3 is formed when human skin is exposed to sunlight (UVB light) by changing of 7-dehydrocholesterol to cholecalciferol and it is the most important source for humans [6].