Letters Vitamin D deficiency

How can we treat it in the UK?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c933 (Published 17 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c933
  1. Amanda J Da Costa, prescribing support pharmacist1
  1. 1London N1 5DR
  1. amanda.dacosta{at}nhs.net

    Management of vitamin D deficiency1 is complicated by several factors:

    • The only licensed oral, high dose vitamin D supplements (ergocalciferol tablets 10 000 IU and 50 000 IU) were discontinued by UCB Pharma in May 2009. There is currently no high dose vitamin D oral supplement licensed …

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