Complications with reformulated One-Alpha vitamin D

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7289.799/a (Published 31 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:799
  1. M Savage, consultant paediatric nephrologist
  1. Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast BT12 6BE

    EDITOR—We have recently seen a child who was prescribed supplements of One-Alpha vitamin D (alfacalcidol; Leo, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire) and a calcium supplement as a preventive measure against osteopenia in the treatment of her juvenile polyarthritis. The dose recommended by her paediatrician was 40 ng/kg, …

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