FAQs ABOUT VITANOVA D3 DROPS
What is VITANOVA D3 DROPS used for?
VITANOVA D3 DROPS is used in children for the treatment of vitamin D deficiency in hypophosphataemic rickets (disorder of bone mineralization due to defects in renal handling of phosphorus) and osteomalacia (softening of the bones), postgastrectomy (gastric surgery) and intestinal malabsorption osteomalacia. Also used in osteomalacia associated with prolonged use of anticonvulsants and other hepatic microsomal enzyme-inducing drugs and hepatobiliary disorders.
What happens if you give more VITANOVA D3 DROPS to your child than the required dose?
If your child or anyone else accidentally takes too much of VITANOVA D3 DROPS, consult your child’s doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose includes hypervitaminosis, hypercalciuria and hypercalcaemia (signs include loss of appetite, thirst, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, muscle weakness, fatigue, mental disturbances, excess thirst or urination, bone pain, nephrocalcinosis, renal calculi and in severe cases it may cause cardiac arrhythmias).
How does VITANOVA D3 DROPS work?
VITANOVA D3 DROPS helps the body to absorb calcium and phosphorus and is a fat-soluble vitamin. It is produced naturally by your skin after exposure to the sun and is also found in some foods. VITANOVA D3 DROPS is prescribed as a dietary supplement when there is a deficiency of Vitamin D.
Can VITANOVA D3 DROPS be used in children with heart problems?
VITANOVA D3 DROPS is not recommended for use in children with renal osteodystrophy (kidney disease weakening the bones) with hyperphosphataemia. It should be used with caution in children with renal impairment or calculi. Consult your child’s doctor for advice before administration of VITANOVA D3 DROPS.
Is VITANOVA D3 DROPS safe to use in children with heart problems?
VITANOVA D3 DROPS should be used with caution in children with heart disease, cardiac function impairment or arteriosclerosis (buildup of fats, cholesterol and other substances in and on the artery walls). Consult your child’s doctor for advice before administration of VITANOVA D3 DROPS.