Devita Injection

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Introduction

Devita Injection is the active form of vitamin D. It increases the levels of vitamin D in your blood which in turn raises calcium levels in the blood by helping in absorption of more calcium from your intestine. Thus, it is used in the treatment of calcium deficiency and postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Devita Injection is given in women after menopause to strengthen weak bones. It helps in reducing bone damage. It is administered as an injection. It is advised not to self-administer the injection, it should be done by a healthcare professional.

Do not take any other form of vitamin D along with this medicine without consulting your doctor. Drink plenty of fluids such as water to avoid feeling dehydrated. Avoid using antacids as it can cause difficulty for the medicine to absorb.

Use of this medicine may cause reactions such as redness, pain, or swelling at the site of injection. Let your doctor know if you are bothered by it. In patients with kidney disease, dose adjustment may be required. Consult with your doctor. Try to avoid consumption of alcohol while on treatment with this medicine.

Uses of Devita Injection

Benefits of Devita Injection

In Treatment of Calcium deficiency

Devita Injection increases the levels of vitamin D in your blood which in turn helps in absorption of more calcium from your intestine. Calcium is a mineral found in different places in your body and has many functions including bone growth. Your heart, muscles, and nerves also need calcium to function properly. Additionally it can boost your immunity and increase the body resistance against various infection.

In Treatment of Post menopausal osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It often occurs in women after menopause. This condition can be treated with bone-strengthening medicines. Devita Injection helps in the absorption of more calcium from your intestine and slows down the rate at which bone is broken down in your body. This maintains bone density and reduces your risk of breaking a bone.

You can help improve the strength of your bones by doing regular exercise (especially weight-bearing exercise), eating healthy foods containing calcium and vitamin D, and reducing alcohol and tobacco consumption.

Side effects of Devita Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Devita

  • 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Devita Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Devita Injection 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
Devita Injection 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
Devita Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
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 IF PRESCRIBED
Devita Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Devita Injection is recommended.

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Quick Tips

  • Devita Injection is used to treat calcium deficiency. 
  • Let your doctor know if you are taking any other calcium or vitamin D supplements.
  • It is advisable to Devita Injection with food or a glass of milk to increase its absorption in the body.
  • Avoid using antacids without your doctor's advice. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb Devita Injection.
  • You can also include calcium-rich food in your diet like milk, cheese, and other dairy food, green leafy vegetables like spinach. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Vitamin D Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS
Action Class
Vitamins

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

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Details About osteoporosis treatment
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Take Calcium and Vitamin-D3 supplements
I had hot flash, sweating and ganrahat
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Seems like post menopausal syndrome. Visit a gynaecologist.
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FAQs

Q. What is Devita Injection? What is it used for?

Devita Injection is the active form of Vitamin D. It increases the levels of Vitamin D in your blood which helps to increase calcium levels in the blood by increasing the absorption rate of calcium from your intestine. Thus, it is used in the treatment of calcium deficiency and postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Q. How is Devita Injection administered?

Devita Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Devita Injection.

Q. Is Devita Injection effective?

Devita Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Devita Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Is Devita Injection safe?

Devita Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

14/1-A Extn., Opp. Post Office, Near Govt. Higher Secondary School, Channi Himmat, Jammu, india, 180015
Country of Origin: India

MRP
36.25
Inclusive of all taxes
1 ml in 1 vial
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