Aqueous Vitamin D [OTC]; Bio-D-Mulsion Forte [OTC]; Bio-D-Mulsion [OTC]; BProtected Pedia D-Vite [OTC]; D-3-5 [OTC]; D-Vi-Sol [OTC]; D-Vita [OTC]; D3-50 [OTC]; Decara [OTC]; Delta D3 [OTC]; Dialyvite Vitamin D 5000 [OTC]; Dialyvite Vitamin D3 Max [OTC]; Pronutrients Vitamin D3 [OTC]; Vitamin D3 Super Strength [OTC]
- It is used to treat or prevent vitamin D deficiency.
- If your child has an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If your child has any of these health problems: Malabsorption syndrome, overactive parathyroid gland, sarcoidosis, too much vitamin D or calcium in the body, or Williams syndrome.
- Tell all of your child’s health care providers that your child is taking this drug. This includes your child’s doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Avoid other sources of vitamin D.
- Have your child follow the diet and workout plan your child’s doctor told you about.
If your child is pregnant or breast-feeding a baby:
- Talk with the doctor if your child is pregnant, becomes pregnant, or is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug.
- Do not give this drug to a child younger than 6 years of age.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Signs of high calcium levels like weakness, confusion, feeling tired, headache, upset stomach and throwing up, hard stools (constipation), or bone pain.
- To gain the most benefit, do not miss giving your child doses.
- Give this drug with the largest meal of the day.
- Have your child chew or crush well. Do not let your child swallow it whole.
- This drug is not given every day. Be sure you know how to give it. Talk with the doctor if you have questions.
All other products:
- Some drugs may need to be given with food or on an empty stomach. For some drugs, it does not matter. Check with your pharmacist about how to give this drug to your child.
Tablets and capsules:
- Some strengths of this drug are not given every day. Be sure you know how to give this drug. Talk with your child’s doctor if you have questions.
- Have your child chew well before swallowing.
- Measure liquid doses carefully. Use the measuring device that comes with this drug.
- Shake well before use.
- You may put this drug right in your child’s mouth or you may mix it with formula, fruit juice, cereal or other food, water or juice. Be sure to give the whole dose.
- Shake well before use.
- Spray into the mouth under the tongue.
- Melt slowly in your child’s mouth.
- Give a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your child’s next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your child’s normal time.
- Do not give 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Store at room temperature. Do not freeze.
- Protect from light.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your child’s doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.