Sterogyl: Medicine for the prevention and treatment of vitamin D deficiency

2021-06-26 04:31 AM

In combination with high-dose calcium, urine calcium should be monitored to avoid overdose. Should use plenty of water or fluids to increase urine volume, to avoid the formation of kidney stones in people with hypercalciuria.

Producer

DMS Pharma.

Ingredient

Per 100mL: Ergocalciferol 2,000,000 UI, hydroquinone 2mg, ethanol (96.2) 93.6mL.

Indications and uses

Prevention &/or treatment of Vitamin D deficiency.

Dosage and Administration

Do not take pure medicine. Dilute the medicine in water, milk, or fruit juice.

1 drop = 400 UI Vitamin D2 (= 10mcg Pure Vitamin D).

Prevention of Vitamin D deficiency

The dosages are as follows:

Breastfed infants rich in Vitamin D: 400-1000 UI (1-2 drops)/day

Breastfed infants or not receiving vitamin D-rich milk and children up to 5 years: 1000-2000 UI (2-5 drops)/day

Teens: 400-1000 UI (1-2 drops)/day in winter

Pregnant women: In case of necessity, this drug can be used in pregnant women: 400-1000 IU (1-2 drops)/day during the last trimester of pregnancy, when the last trimester of pregnancy begins in winter or in case of lack of sun exposure, high doses should not be prescribed to pregnant women.

Lactation: In case of necessity, this drug can be used in lactating women: 400-1000 UI (1-2 drops)/day in winter or in case of lack of sun exposure God. This supply makes up for the needs of the mother but must be given to the child, especially when the baby is born during winter or spring to a mother who is not supplemented with Vitamin D.

Elderly: 400-2000 UI (1-5 drops)/day

Children or adults with digestive diseases: 1000-2000 UI (2-5 drops)/day

Children or adults with renal insufficiency: 400-2000 UI (1-5 drops)/day to ensure adequate fluid retention of congenital Vitamin D

Children or adults taking anticonvulsants: 1500-4000 UI (3-10 drops)/day

Children or adults with special conditions other than those described above: 400-1000 UI (1-2 drops)/day

Treatment of vitamin D deficiency (rickets, osteomalacia, neonatal hypocalcemia)

2000-4000 UI (5-10 drops)/day for 3-6 months.

In case of doubt on the rule to be followed, the oral route should be preferred.

Use caution

High doses are not indicated for pregnant women.

The drug contains 14mg of alcohol / 1 drop.

Do not share other medications containing vitamin D.

High dose, repeat: monitor urinary calcium, serum calcium and discontinue vitamin D supply if serum calcium exceeds > 105 mg/mL (2.62 mmol/L) or urinary calcium > 4 mg/kg/day in adults or 4 -6mg/kg/day in children.

Combined high dose calcium: monitor urinary calcium to avoid overdose. Should give plenty of water or fluids to increase urine volume, to avoid the formation of kidney stones in people with hypercalciuria.

Contraindications

The drug should not be used in the following cases:

Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of the drug.

Hypercalcemia (abnormally increased levels of calcium in the blood), hypercalciuria (abnormally increased levels of calcium in the urine), calcium stones (kidney stones).

Interactive

Thiazide diuretics (lowest dose recommended and serum calcium monitored).

Orlistat (reduces vitamin D absorption).

Side effects

Chronic vitamin D overdose can cause hypercalcemia and excessive bone loss.

Presentation and packaging

Oral solution: 20mL vial.