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Synonyms for cholecalciferol

a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets

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The results of studies investigating the effects of cholecalciferol (vitamin D) supplementation on falls and fractures have been incon-sistent, with some meta-analyses indicating a reduced fracture risk, while others have concluded that vitamin D supplementation is ineffective, or may in-crease the risk of fracture.
You mention a previous trial that showed a beneficial effect of 700 IU/ day of cholecalciferol plus calcium citrate 500 mg/day on reducing bone loss and nonvertebral fractures.
Torgerson's study randomly assigned 1,321 women to receive 1,000 mg calcium plus 800 IU cholecalciferol (vitamin [D.sub.3]) daily and a leaflet on calcium intake and prevention of falls; 1,993 women were given the leaflet only.
Its goal is to learn if vitamin D--specifically D3 (cholecalciferol)--will prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in adults aged 30 or older with prediabetes.
There are few data about the effect of vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) supplementation on blood pressure in African-Americans.
The plant-based formula is in the natural form of vitamin D, or cholecalciferol, which is better absorbed and utilized by the body, the company said.
Global Calcium's highly soluble and low taste impact minerals; Pleuran's immuno-modifier Imunoglukan P4H[TM]; Davos Life Science's Tocotrienols; Supreem Pharma's Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) Powders; Tournay Biotechnologies' Cranberry, Pomegranate & Fruit Extracts; Vitatene's Natural Betanat[R], Lyconat[R] and Lutenat[R]; Piramal Healthcare's Vitamins A & D2 (Ergocalciferol); Fermenta Biotech's Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) oils/resins; IOI's Omega 3/DHA AMT's amino acid and ChelaMax chelates; Steam treated Psyllium; Cosmocel's Phosphates; Algry's Choline Salts; Dabeer's EDTA's and Chelating Agents; PolyDrug's Ferrous Fumarate, including Low Lead; Sachtleben's Titanium Dioxide; Crown's Ferrous Sulfate; Macco's Inorganic Salts; Faci's Stearates.
The company has also introduced Vitamin D3 5000 IU, a dietary supplement available in soft gel form that utilizes cholecalciferol to ensure the delivery of vitamin D.
Women were randomized at their first or second annual visit to receive a dose of 1000 mg of elemental calcium plus 400IU of cholecalciferol (vitamin D) or placebo daily.
SUPPLEMENT FACTS Serving Size 1 Caplet Per Caplet Per Day (3 Caplets) % Daily % Daily Amount Value Amount Value Calcium 500 mg 50% 1500 mg 150% (as calcium citrate) Vitamin D 125 IU 31% 375 IU 93% (as cholecalciferol)