Fultium-D₃ 3,200 IU

  • 3,200 IU Colecalciferol (equivalent to 80 micrograms vitamin D3).

  • Green coloured translucent soft gelatin capsule.

  • Halal and Kosher certified gelatin in the capsule.

What is Fultium-D3 prescribed for?

Fultium-D₃ 3,200 IU capsules are prescribed to treat vitamin D deficiency in adolescents, adults and the elderly.

How much to take and when?

Dose:
Always take Fultium-D3 exactly as your doctor has told you. The amount will depend on how low your vitamin D levels are and how you respond to treatment
In severe vitamin D deficiency (for adolescents, adults and the elderly) Your doctor will usually prescribe you a dose of 1 capsule daily for up to 12 weeks.

Do not take Fultium-D3 if you are:

  • Allergic (hypersensitive) to vitamin D or any of the other ingredients in the capsules/drops
  • Have high levels of vitamin D in your blood (hypervitaminosis D).
  • Have high blood levels of calcium (hypercalcaemia) or high urine levels of calcium (hypercalciuria)
  • Have kidney stones or serious kidney problems.

Check with your doctor before taking Fultium-D3 if:

  • You have kidney damage or disease. Your doctor may want to measure the levels of calcium in your blood or urine.
  • You are being treated for heart disease.
  • You have sarcoidosis (an immune system disorder which may affect your liver, lungs, skin or lymph nodes).
  • You are already taking additional doses of calcium or vitamin D.
    Whilst you are taking Fultium-D3 your doctor will monitor your blood levels of calcium to make sure they are not too high.
  • Taking other medicines. Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Fultium-D₃ 20,000 IU

  • 20,000 IU Colecalciferol (equivalent to 500 micrograms vitamin D3).

  • Yellow coloured translucent soft gelatin capsule.

  • Halal and Kosher certified gelatin in the capsule.

What is Fultium-D3 prescribed for?

Fultium-D₃ 20,000 IU capsules are prescribed for the treatment and prevention of vitamin D deficiency in adolescents, adults and the elderly.

Fultium-D₃ 20,000 IU can also be prescribed alongside specific therapy for osteoporosis in patients with vitamin D deficiency.

How much to take and when?

Dose: Always take Fultium-D3 exactly as your doctor has told you. The amount will depend on how low your vitamin D levels are and how you respond to treatment.

Use in children and adolescents:
The recommended dose for: Prevention of vitamin D deficiency 12-18 years: 20,000 IU (1 capsules) every 6 weeks.

Use in adults:
The recommended dose for: Prevention of vitamin D deficiency: 20,000 IU/month (1 capsule), higher doses may be required in certain situations

Treatment of vitamin D deficiency: 40,000 IU/week (2 capsules) for 7 weeks, followed by maintenance therapy, (equivalent to 1,400-2,000 IU/day, such as 2-3 capsules per month), based on the advice of your doctor.

Do not take Fultium-D3 if you are:

  • Allergic (hypersensitive) to vitamin D or any of the other ingredients in the capsules/drops
  • Have high levels of vitamin D in your blood (hypervitaminosis D).
  • Have high blood levels of calcium (hypercalcaemia) or high urine levels of calcium (hypercalciuria)
  • Have kidney stones or serious kidney problems.

Check with your doctor before taking Fultium-D3 if:

  • You have kidney damage or disease. Your doctor may want to measure the levels of calcium in your blood or urine.
  • You are being treated for heart disease.
  • You have sarcoidosis (an immune system disorder which may affect your liver, lungs, skin or lymph nodes).
  • You are already taking additional doses of calcium or vitamin D.
    Whilst you are taking Fultium-D3 your doctor will monitor your blood levels of calcium to make sure they are not too high.
  • Taking other medicines. Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Fultium-D₃ 800 IU

  • 800 IU Colecalciferol (equivalent to 20 micrograms vitamin D3).

  • Blue coloured translucent soft gelatin capsule.

  • Halal and Kosher certified gelatin in the capsule.

What is Fultium-D3 prescribed for?

Fultium-D₃ 800 IU capsules are prescribed for the treatment and prevention of vitamin D deficiency in adolescents, adults and the elderly. Fultium-D₃ 800 IU can also be prescribed alongside specific therapy for osteoporosis in patients with vitamin D deficiency.

How much to take and when?

Dose:

In severe vitamin D deficiency (for adults and the elderly): Your doctor will usually prescribe you a dose of 1-4 capsules daily for up to 12 weeks. Your doctor will then tell you to take 1-2 capsules daily to maintain your vitamin D levels.

In moderate vitamin D deficiency (for adults and the elderly): Your doctor will usually prescribe you 1-2 capsules daily.

In vitamin D deficiency in children over 12 years: Your doctor will usually prescribe you 1 capsule daily.

In osteoporosis (you will also be taking other medicines for this): Your doctor will usually prescribe 1 capsule daily.

Use in pregnancy and breast-feeding to treat vitamin D deficiency: Your doctor will usually prescribe 1 - 5 capsules daily for up to 12 weeks, followed by a long term maintenance dose.

Long term maintenance and to prevent vitamin D deficiency: Your doctor will usually prescribe 1 - 2 capsules daily.

 Do not take Fultium-D3 if you are:

  • Allergic (hypersensitive) to vitamin D or any of the other ingredients in the capsules/drops
  • Have high levels of vitamin D in your blood (hypervitaminosis D).
  • Have high blood levels of calcium (hypercalcaemia) or high urine levels of calcium (hypercalciuria)
  • Have kidney stones or serious kidney problems.

Check with your doctor before taking Fultium-D3 if:

  • You have kidney damage or disease. Your doctor may want to measure the levels of calcium in your blood or urine.
  • You are being treated for heart disease.
  • You have sarcoidosis (an immune system disorder which may affect your liver, lungs, skin or lymph nodes).
  • You are already taking additional doses of calcium or vitamin D.
    Whilst you are taking Fultium-D3 your doctor will monitor your blood levels of calcium to make sure they are not too high.
  • Taking other medicines. Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Fultium-D₃ Drops

  • 3 drops contains 200 IU Colecalciferol (vitamin D3).

  • Clear, colourless to slightly yellow oil.

  • Flavourless.

  • Suitable for vegetarians.

What is Fultium-D3 prescribed for?

Fultium-D₃ Drops are prescribed for the treatment and prevention of vitamin D deficiency in children, adolescents, adults and the elderly. Fultium-D₃ Drops can also be prescribed alongside specific therapy for osteoporosis in patients with vitamin D deficiency.

How much to take and when?

Always take Fultium-D3 exactly as your doctor has told you. Turn the bottle upside down and shake gently to get the first drop, the bottle should be held vertically while dispensing drops. The drops should be dispensed onto a spoon before taking.

Dose:

Use in children and adolescents
Infants aged 0 up to 2 years old to treat vitamin D deficiency:
Your doctor will usually prescribe 6-15 drops daily for up to 12 weeks, followed by a long term maintenance dose.

Long term maintenance and to prevent vitamin D deficiency: Your doctor will usually prescribe 3-15 drops daily.

Children aged 2 years to 11 years old to treat vitamin D deficiency: Your doctor will usually prescribe 6-30 drops daily for up to 12 weeks, followed by a long term maintenance dose.

Long term maintenance and to prevent vitamin D deficiency: Your doctor will usually prescibe 6-15 drops daily.

Adolescents aged 12 years to 18 years old to treat vitamin D deficiency: Your doctor will usually prescribe 6-60 drops daily for up to 12 weeks, followed by a long term maintenance dose.

Long term maintenance and to prevent vitamin D deficiency: Your doctor will usually prescribe 6-24 drops daily. In infants, children and adolescents the drops can be mixed with a small amount of children's foods, yogurt, milk, cheese or other dairy products. The drops must not be mixed into a bottle of milk or container of soft foods in case the child does not consume the whole portion, and so does not receive the full dose.

Use in adults and the elderly: To treat vitamin D deficiency your doctor will usually prescribe 12-60 drops daily for up to 12 weeks, followed by a long term maintenance dose.

Long term maintenance and to prevent vitamin D deficiency: Your doctor will usually prescribe 12-24 drops daily.

In osteoporosis (you will also be taking other medicines for this): Your doctor will usually prescribe 12 drops daily.

Use in pregnancy and breast-feeding: To treat vitamin D deficiency:Your doctor will usually prescribe 6-60 drops daily for up to 12 weeks, followed by a long term maintenance dose.

Long term maintenance and to prevent vitamin D deficiency: Your doctor will usually prescribe 6-30 drops daily. In adults, the drops can be mixed with a small amount of cold or lukewarm food immediately before taking. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.

Do not take Fultium-D3 if you are:

  • Allergic (hypersensitive) to vitamin D or any of the other ingredients in the capsules/drops
  • Have high levels of vitamin D in your blood (hypervitaminosis D).
  • Have high blood levels of calcium (hypercalcaemia) or high urine levels of calcium (hypercalciuria)
  • Have kidney stones or serious kidney problems.

Check with your doctor before taking Fultium-D3 if:

  • You have kidney damage or disease. Your doctor may want to measure the levels of calcium in your blood or urine.
  • You are being treated for heart disease.
  • You have sarcoidosis (an immune system disorder which may affect your liver, lungs, skin or lymph nodes).
  • You are already taking additional doses of calcium or vitamin D.
    Whilst you are taking Fultium-D3 your doctor will monitor your blood levels of calcium to make sure they are not too high.
  • Taking other medicines. Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Job code: FUL-519  
Date of preparation: June 2019