What is Fultium®-D3 800 IU?
Fultium®-D3 800 IU is a small blue capsule which contains vitamin D3.
Each capsule contains colecalciferol 800 IU equivalent to 20 mcg vitamin D3, it also contains 124.5 mg arachis oil.
It is indicated in the prevention and treatment of vitamin D deficiency, and as an adjunct to specific treatment for osteoporosis in patients with vitamin D deficiency or at risk of vitamin D insufficiency. The capsule is swallowed whole with liquid i.e. water, with the dosage dependent on the indication (see the Summary of Product Characteristics for further details). Fultium D3 is available in packs of 30 capsules.
Fultium®-D3 800 IU capsules now SMC (Scottish Medicines Consortium) and AWMSG (All Wales Medicines Strategy Group) approved.
How does Fultium®-D3 800 IU work?
Vitamin D has been proven to actively aid the absorption of calcium in the intestines, so leading to an increase in the body’s calcium circulating levels and aiding the regulation of the calcium- phosphorus levels of the body. Increasing circulating levels of these minerals will aid bone health.
More information on Fultium®-D3 800 IU is available on request. Please go to the ‘Contact’ section on the website. To access the patient information leaflet, summary of product characteristics and Fultium®-D3 800 IU Monograph click on the links below.