Ergocalciferol is a prescription medication that is used to treat rickets, hypophosphatemia, and lowered function of the parathyroid glands (hypoparathyroidism). Ergocalciferol is a form of vitamin D2 and helps your body to absorb calcium.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of ergocalciferol:
What should I do if I miss a dose of ergocalciferol?
If you miss a dose of ergocalciferol, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of ergocalciferol?
Ergocalciferol is available in a strength of 50000iu.