Devita Injection

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Overview

Uses of Devita Injection

Devita Injection is used in the treatment of post menopausal osteoporosis and calcium deficiency.

Devita Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Devita Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Devita Injection works

Devita Injection is the active 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 your intestine.

Devita Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Devita Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Devita Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Devita Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Devita Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Devita Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, regular monitoring of phosphate levels may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE
Devita Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Devita Injection is recommended.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Devita Injection
Calcirol 600000IU Injection
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹35/Injection
save 3%
Osta D3 600000IU Injection
Ravenbhel Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹39.33/ml of Injection
8% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Do not take any other forms of Vitamin D unless your doctor suggests.
  • Take calcium supplements along with Vitamin D3 as suggested by your doctor.
  • Drink plenty of fluids (such as water) as it is important not to become dehydrated. 
  • Avoid using antacids without your doctor's advice. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb calcitriol.
  • Consult your doctor if you notice a metallic taste in mouth, muscle or joint pain, headache or drowziness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Devita 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
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Devita

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Calcium deficiency in reports. Serum calcium is 7.0
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please take Calcium and Vitamin-D supplementsEg. Cap Osteo-plus once daily for 1 month
How to lose weight ? I have low bp, survical & calcium deficiency
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, thanks for sharing your problem, I understand ur concern, eat a high-protein breakfast, avoid sugar n all sweet foods, junk and fatty foods, drink plenty of water & eat salads before eating meal, limit the quantity of carbohydrates, never skip meal, eat in small quantities 4-5 times a day, don't consume saturated fat, use olive or coconut oil for cooking, do moderate exercise daily like brisk walking for 1-2 km, take cap becosule, 1 cap per day, kindly consult with a dietitian for a personalised diet chart Hope it helps take sachet D-SOL, 1 sahet per week with water or milk for 3 months, sit in the sun daily with back exposed toward the sun for 1-2 hours daily for vit d synthesis, take foods rich in vit d like milk, cheese, spinach Soak a folded towel in hot water and press it locally. Use a cervical pillow while sleeping or put a soft rolled towel under your neck. You can wear a cervical collar to prevent movement & pain. U can use ultrasonic wave therapy at nearby physiotherapist's clinic. Do isometric neck exercises, google it for the method Tab dolo 650 1 tab BD for 5 days followed by when there is a pain.
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FAQs

Q. Is calcitriol an OTC drug?

Calcitriol is not available as OTC drug

Q. Is calcitriol a hormone, is it vitamin D and is it same as vitamin D3?

Calcitriol is a steroid hormone, a form of Vitamin D, also called Vitamin D3

Q. Is Devita lipid soluble?

Yes, Devita is lipid soluble

Q. Is Devita same as cholecalciferol?

Vitamin D3 has several forms: Cholecalciferol is an inactive, unhydroxylated form of vitamin D3, whereas Devita (also called 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3) is the active form of D3

Q. Is Devita a phosphate binder?

No, Devita is not a phosphate binder

Q. What is Bio-D3 max, Bio-D3plus?

Bio-D3 Max and Bio D3 plus are combinational drugs which contains calcitriol

Q. What is rocaltrol capsule/is it generic/ is it vitamin D3/ is it vitamin D what is rocaltrol 0.25/ what it is used for/ is it gluten free/ is it available over the counter?

Rocaltrol is a trade (brand) name for synthetic calcitriol (form of vitamin D, vitamin D3). It is available as 0.25 and 0.5 mg capsules. Rocaltrol works by making your body absorb more calcium from your diet. This helps to form healthy bones and reduce bone damage. It is gluten free. Rocaltrol is not available over the counter.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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