Pharex® D-Vit 800
Vitamin D is a very powerful fat-soluble nutrient that can help boost your body’s immune system, especially against diseases. It can also help improve calcium absorption, and regulate bone growth.
Sadly, not a lot of people are able to get enough vitamin D daily, and that’s why they may be at risk for a deficiency.
With Pharex® D-Vit 800, you can be on your way to better health, as this supplement contains 800 IU of all-important Vitamin D3 or Cholecalciferol! Jumpstart your health today with Pharex D-Vit 800.
For the prevention and treatment of vitamin D deficiency.
The ideal dose would depend on your current health condition:
For vitamin D deficiency in adults and elderly (serum levels below 25 nmol/L [10ng/mL]): one (1) to four (4) capsules for up to 12 weeks, depending on severity of condition and patient’s response to treatment.
For vitamin D insufficiency in adults and elderly (serum levels are between 25 to 50 nmol/L [10 to 20 ng/mL]): one (1) to two (2) capsules daily
For long-term maintenance therapy after treating vitamin D deficiency for adults and the elderly, and for prevention of vitamin D deficiency: one (1) to two (2) capsules daily
For Vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency in children over 12 years old: one (1) capsule daily given under medical supervision, and depending on the severity of the disease and the patient’s response to treatment
As an adjunct therapy for osteoporosis: one (1) capsule daily
During pregnancy and breastfeeding: one (1) to five (5) capsules, or as recommended by a doctor
For Treatment of vitamin D deficiency: one (1) to five (5) capsules*
*Refrain from self-medication. Please consult your doctor for the amount of vitamin D suitable for your needs.
Take Pharex D-Vit 800 orally, and make sure to take with water. It’s best taken after eating a meal, but it can be taken with or without food.
This supplement contains 800 IU of vitamin D3.
Vitamin D has many forms. Cholecalciferol, otherwise known as D3, is one of them. Research suggests that vitamin D3 is more effective at raising Vitamin D blood levels compared to other forms of this nutrient.
Vitamin D is produced in our skin when it is exposed to sunlight. It can also come from the food that we eat.
Some known dietary sources of Vitamin D include fatty fish, fish oils, egg yolk, butter, and liver. However, it may be difficult to get adequate amounts of this vitamin from a diet alone.
Failure to get enough vitamin D can lead to a deficiency. Common symptoms of this health issue include:
Muscle weakness, aches, and/or cramps
People at risk for a vitamin D deficiency include:
People with very little sun exposure, especially people working from home
People who apply sunscreen or wear multiple layers of clothing that can prevent sun exposure and vitamin D production
People with darker skin, since a pigment called melanin can reduce the body’s ability to produce vitamin D from the sun
Older people, since aging skin can mean less vitamin D production from the sun
People taking medications like:
Steroid corticosteroids, since it can reduce calcium absorption and decrease vitamin D metabolism
Weight-loss drugs with orlistat and cholesterol-lowering drugs as both may reduce absorption of vitamin D and other fat-soluble vitamins.
Antiepileptic drugs as these may interfere with vitamin D and calcium absoprtion.
The recommended daily intake of Vitamin D for adult Filipinos is at 400 IU. For senior citizens, it’s higher at 600 IU.
However, because of the current pandemic, you may need to get additional doses of vitamin D to improve your immune system and gain extra protection against illnesses and diseases.
It’s best to take at least one (1) capsule of Pharex D-Vit 800 orally once a day. Ideally, take the capsule with water after a meal. Although you can take it with or without food.
However, take note that if you have certain conditions or even a vitamin D deficiency, this amount can change. Consult your doctor first to determine the ideal dose for your current health condition.
In case you miss a dose, just take the next dose on your usual schedule. Avoid doubling your dosage of Pharex D-Vit 800.
Consult your doctor if you take more than the recommended dose for Pharex D-Vit 800.
It is best to consult your doctor to determine the appropriate dosage of vitamin D that your body needs and the course of treatment depending on your condition and deficiency level.
Yes, Pharex D-Vit 800 is safe to be taken by pregnant and lactating mothers.
In general, vitamin D3 is indicated for adults, the elderly, and adolescents. Vitamin D3 supplements should not be used by children 12 years old and below.
If you are diagnosed with any medical condition, it's best to consult your doctor first on how Pharex D-Vit 800 can help you.
The suggested retail price (SRP) of Pharex Vitamin D is Php6.50 per capsule. It is also available in boxes of 30 capsules, with an SRP of Php195.00 per box.
Pharex D-Vit 800 is available in all leading drugstores nationwide.