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 Formulary Chapter 9: Nutrition and blood - Full Chapter
09.06.04  Expand sub section  Vitamin D
Accrete D3
(Tablets)
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Green

Tablets can be swallowed whole or broken in half

 
   
Adcal-D3 Dissolve
(Effervescent tablets)
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Green

For patients requiring a soluble preparation


Calcium carbonate 1500mg equivalent to 600mg of elemental calcium, Colecalciferol 400iu equivalent to 10μg vitamin D

 
   
Adcal-D3
(Chewable tablets and caplets)
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Note doses are different between chewable tablets and caplets

 

 

 
   
Alfacalcidol
(Capsules, oral drops)
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Amber Recommended
 
   
Calceos
(Chewable tablets)
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Green

Calcium carbonate 1.25 g (calcium 500 mg), colecalciferol 10 micrograms (400 units) per tablet

 
   
Calcichew-D3 Forte
(Chewable tablets)
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Calcium carbonate 1.25 g (calcium 500 mg) colecalciferol 10 micrograms (400 units) per tablet 

 
   
Calcitriol
(Capsules)
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Amber Recommended
 
   
Calcium and Ergocalciferol
(Tablets)
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Green
 
   
Colecalciferol 20,000 units (Fultium-D3)
(Capsules)
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Green
 
   
Colecalciferol 25,000 unit oral solution (Invita D3 )
(single dose container)
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Green
 
   
Colecalciferol 3200 unit capsules (Fultium-D3)
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Green
 
   
Colecalciferol 50,000 unit oral solution (Invita D3 )
(single dose container)
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Green
 
   
Colecalciferol 800 units (Desunin)
(Tablets)
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Green

For patients who prefer a tablet formulation

 
   
Colecalciferol 800 units (Fultium-D3, Invita D3)
(Capsules)
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Ergocalciferol 300,000 units per ml
(Injection)
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Red
 
   
Evacal D3
(Chewable tablets)
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Green

Calcium carbonate 1500mg/colecalciferol 400 units

 
   
Paricalcitol (Zemplar)
(Capsules)
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Red

Existing shared care patients may continue to get supplies via the GP

 
   
Stexerol-D3 25,000 units
(Tablets)
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Green

Colecalciferol 25,000 units per tablet


Tablets can be swallowed whole or crushed.

 
   
Stexerol-D3 1,000 units
(Tablets)
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Green

Colecalciferol 1,000 units per tablet


Tablets can be swallowed whole or crushed.

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Colecalciferol 1,000 units  (Sunvit D3)

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Non Formulary
 
Colecalciferol 10,000units/ml drops  (Thorens)

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Colecalciferol 2,400 units/ml drops  (Invita D3 oral drops)

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Colecalciferol 2,740units/ml drops  (Fultium-D3 Drops)

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (Calchichew-D3 Once Daily)

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (Calcichew-D3)

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Colecalciferol and Calcium Carbonate  (Calci-D)

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Colecalciferol and calcium carbonate  (Kalcipos-D)
(Chewable tablets)

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Non Formulary
 
Colecalciferol and calcium phosphate  (Calfovit D3)
(Powder in sachets)

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Dihydrotachysterol  (AT 10®)

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Status Description

Green

Primary and Secondary Care (unrestricted) may be prescribed by GPs, hospital doctors or other qualified prescribers in primary and secondary care  

Amber Initiation

Amber Initiated: first prescription from specialist, on going supplies from primary care (or when stabilised on therapy).  

Amber Recommended

Amber recommended: first prescription may be supplied by primary care under the advice of a specialist.  

Amber with Shared Care

For initiation within a specialist service followed by ongoing prescribing in primary care according to published shared care guidance  

Red

For initiation and ongoing prescribing in secondary care only. Medicines in this category may be further restricted to use by specific hospital departments only.  

Blue

For prescribing in primary care only  

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