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Enfamil D-Vi-Sol

Generic name: cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) [KOE-le-kal-SIF-e-role]

Brand names: Carlson D, Ddrops, Decara, Delta D3, Enfamil D-Vi-Sol,… show all 10 brands
Drug class: vitamins

What is Enfamil D-Vi-Sol?

Cholecalciferol is vitamin D3. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium.Cholecalciferol is utilized as a supplement in diets for those who don't have enough vitamin D in their diets in order to maintain good health.Cholecalciferol could also be used to achieve goals not covered in this guide.

Side effects of Enfamil D-Vi-Sol

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing warning signs of an allergic response, such as symptoms of hives or difficulty breathing or swelling of your lips, face, tongue, throat, or face,

Stop taking cholecalciferol and contact your doctor immediately. If you suffer from:

  • chest pain and feeling breathless;
  • growth issues (in children taking cholecalciferol)
  • The first symptoms of a vitamin D overdose are weakness and metal taste inside your mouth, losing weight, bone or muscle discomfort, constipation, and nausea along with nausea.

More minor side effects might be more likely, or there may be no side effects whatsoever.This list may not be inclusive of all potential side effects. Other side effects could occur. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


It is not recommended to consume cholecalciferol if you've experienced reactions to vitamin D that are allergic, if you have elevated levels of vitamin D or calcium within your system, or if you have any medical condition that makes it difficult for your body to take in nutrients from foods (malabsorption).

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to take cholecalciferol. If you've had an allergy reaction or a reaction with vitamin D, or if you suffer from:

  • High concentrations of vitamin D within the system (hypervitaminosis D);
  • excessive levels of calcium present in the blood (hypercalcemia) as well as
  • any medical condition that hinders your body from taking in the nutrients that are present in the food you eat (malabsorption).

Speak to your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • coronary disease;
  • kidney disease
  • an electrolyte imbalance.

Some forms of cholecalciferol might contain ingredients you should be aware of, like soybean oil or peanut sugar, aspartame (phenylalanine), and certain food colorings. Consult your doctor prior to using cholecalciferol in case you suffer from an allergy or diabetes, as well as the condition known as phenylketonuria (PKU).

Vitamin D that is too high can harm an unborn baby or a nursing infant. Ask a doctor before taking cholecalciferol if you are breastfeeding or pregnant. The dosage requirements for you may differ during pregnancy or during the time you breastfeed.Do not give cholecalciferol without first consulting with a healthcare provider.Your child's dose will depend on their age and weight, as well as their diet and other variables.

How to take Enfamil D-Vi-Sol

Follow the directions on the label of your prescription and study all the instructions or instructions sheets. Only take the dose recommended for cholecalciferol.It's best to take cholecalciferol before eating; however, you can take it without or with food.Take care when measuring the liquid cholecalciferol. Make use of the dosing syringe supplied or a dosage-measuring device (not the kitchen spoon).The tablet chewable should be chewed prior to taking it in.To chew an insoluble (Quick-Melt) tablet Place them on the tongue. Make sure you don't swallow it whole. Allow it to dissolve without chewing. If you wish, you can drink a liquid to aid in swallowing the tablet after it has disintegrated.The cholecalciferol wafer should be consumed only once a week, or at least once per month. Follow the instructions of your doctor for dosage extremely carefully. The wafer needs to be chewed prior to swallowing it.If you are taking cholecalciferol, it is likely that you'll need regular blood tests. It is also possible to require x-rays.Your doctor will decide the duration of treatment with cholecalciferol.Cholecalciferol is a component of a full treatment that includes diet modifications and vitamin and calcium supplements. Follow the instructions of your doctor carefully.Find out about the food items that you must eat to ensure that you are getting sufficient calcium and vitamin D from your food. The dose of cholecalciferol may be adjusted when you modify your diet.Place it in a cool, dry place free of light, moisture, and heat.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Do not take cholecalciferol until you can, but do not skip the dose you missed if it is getting close to the time of the next dose.Do not take two doses at the same time.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency treatment or contact the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. A high dose of vitamin D may result in serious or life-threatening adverse consequences.The symptoms of an overdose can include nausea, a loss of appetite and thirst, frequent urination or less frequently than normal, stiffness, muscle aches, and confusion. It can also cause irregular heartbeats.

What should be avoided?

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist prior to taking any multivitamins, mineral supplements, or antacids when you are taking cholecalciferol.

Interaction with other drug

Certain medicines can make it more difficult for the body to take in vitamin D. If you are taking other medications, you should take your vitamin D at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after taking the cholecalciferol.Other medications may interact with the cholecalciferol level, such as medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician about the medicines you are currently taking and any medication you begin or stop taking.