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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The following dosage schedule will serve as a guide:
Initial dose: 0.8 mg to 2.4 mg daily for several days.
Maintenance dose: 0.2 mg to 1.0 mg daily as required for normal serum calcium levels. The average maintenance dose is 0.6 mg daily. This dose may be supplemented with 10 to 15 grams of calcium lactate or gluconate by mouth daily.
DHTTM Dihydrotachysterol Tablets USP
0.125 mg white tablets
(Tablets identified 54 280).
NDC 0054-8172-25: Unit dose, 10 tablets per strip, 10 strips per shelf pack, 10 shelf packs per shipper.
NDC 0054-4190-19: Bottles of 50 Tablets
0.2 mg pink tablets (Identified 54 903).
NDC 0054-8182-25: Unit dose, 10 tablets per strip, 10 strips per shelf pack, 10 shelf packs per shipper.
NDC: 0054-4189-25: Bottles of 100 Tablets
0.4 mg white tablets (Tablets Identified 54 772).
NDC 0054-4191-19: Bottles of 50 Tablets
DHTTM Dihydrotachysterol IntensolTM
0.2 mg per mL
NDC 0054-3170-44: Bottles of 30 mL with calibrated dropper (graduated 0.25 mL to 1.0 mL).
Caution: Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription.
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
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