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Detriol Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Detriol Tablet helps your body to absorb a mineral called calcium. It is important for maintaining strong bones. This medicine is used if your diet does not provide enough and may be used to treat certain bone conditions such as thinning of the bones (osteoporosis).

Detriol Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. It is best taken with or after food as this helps your body absorb it and you should take it regularly to get the most benefit. If you are using it to treat osteoporosis you will be prescribed other medicines as well. This medicine may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes making changes to your diet and taking calcium and vitamin supplements. Learn about the foods you should eat to make sure you get enough calcium and vitamin D in your diet.

Detriol Tablet has few side effects and none are common. If you take too much you may feel weakness, muscle pain or have a metallic taste in your mouth.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have high levels of calcium in your blood or if you have any heart, kidney, or liver disease. Some other medicines can decrease the absorption of vitamin D3 so let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. This medicine may help during pregnancy when your body needs more vitamin D but too much could harm your baby. While using this medicine you may have extra blood tests and possibly X-rays.

Uses of Detriol Tablet

Side effects of Detriol Tablet

Common
  • No common side effects seen

How to use Detriol Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Detriol Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Detriol Tablet works

Detriol Tablet is a form of vitamin D. It raises vitamin D levels in your blood. This in turn raises calcium levels in your blood by helping you absorb more calcium from food.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Detriol Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Detriol Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Detriol Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Detriol Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Detriol Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Detriol Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Detriol Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Detriol Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Detriol Tablet for the treatment of VitaminD3 deficiency.
  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
  • It should be taken with food for faster absorption of medicine.
  • Some healthy tips for vitamin D deficiency:
    • Get enough sun exposure 10-30 minutes thrice a week.
    • Light-skinned: 20-30 minutes of sun exposure.
    • Dark-skinned: 30-40 minutes of sun exposure. 
    • Eat vitamin D rich diet like egg yolk, mushrooms, cheese, milk, butter, fortified food and oily fish.
  • It might affect your sleep pattern when taken at night time. To avoid this better to take it at day time.
  • Do not take antacids or any other medication 2 hours before or after taking Detriol Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, constipation, weakness and weight loss while taking this medicine.
     

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Detriol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Orli-Misia, Redufat, Orlistat
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Patient Concerns

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In vitamin report. Vitamin d deficiency
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathology
Dear Mam Thank you for sharing your reports with me. It shows the following important things: 1. Your Folic acid, calcium and vitamin D is on the lower side. For folic acid, you can start with tablet Folvite once a day for at least 3 months and have a diet rich in green leafy vegetables, fruits. For vitamin D, you can take calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks.
Vitamin D deficiency medicines
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
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FAQs

Q. Is it better to take Detriol at night or in the morning?

You can take Detriol at any time of the day, morning, or night. However, there is limited information available about the best time to take Detriol. Take it exactly as advised by your doctor.

Q. What are the benefits of taking Detriol?

Detriol is important for maintaining bone health, support the health of the immune system, brain, and nervous system. It also regulates insulin levels and is also important for a healthy heart and blood vessels.

Q. How should Detriol be taken?

Detriol should be swallowed whole with water and should not be crushed or chewed. It is advised to take it with the main meal of the day to increase its absorption.

Q. Who should not take Detriol?

Detriol should not be taken by patients who are allergic to cholecalciferol, patients with increased levels of calcium in the blood or if there is presence of calcium in the urine. Its use should be avoided by patients who have kidney stones or have severe kidney problems.

Q. What happens if I take too much Detriol?

Taking too much Detriol for a long period of time may increase the levels of calcium in the blood (hypercalcemia). This may cause weakness, fatigue, vomiting, diarrhea, sluggishness, kidney stones, increased blood pressure, and growth retardation in children.

Q. How much Vitamin D should I take daily?

The daily requirement of Vitamin D is 4000 IU/day. Since your diet may not be meeting the daily requirement of Vitamin D, therefore you may need 1000 - 3000 IU/day of supplements of Vitamin D. Detriol is a form of vitamin D which is used as a supplement in patients with vitamin D deficiency.

Q. What happens if Vitamin D is low?

Low levels of Vitamin D may cause rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. Vitamin D deficiency may also increase the risk of diabetes mellitus 1, high blood pressure, depression, some cancers, and osteoporosis.
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References
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