DORIS Injection contains Cholecalciferol, which is a form of vitamin D3. Cholecalciferol is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a crucial role in maintaining calcium and phosphorus levels in the body. It is synthesized in the skin when exposed to sunlight or can be obtained through dietary sources and supplements. The injection form of Cholecalciferol is used when oral administration is not feasible or when there is a need for rapid correction of vitamin D deficiency.
- Vitamin D Deficiency: DORIS Injection is primarily used to treat vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency, a condition that can lead to weakened bones, muscle weakness, and various health issues. It helps to raise vitamin D levels in the blood and improve calcium absorption, promoting bone health.
- Osteoporosis: Cholecalciferol is sometimes prescribed as an adjunct treatment for osteoporosis, a condition characterized by weakened bones and increased risk of fractures. Adequate vitamin D levels are essential for maintaining bone density and reducing the risk of fractures in individuals with osteoporosis.
DORIS Injection is generally safe when administered appropriately. However, like any medication, it may cause some side effects. Common side effects may include:
- Nausea and Vomiting: Some individuals may experience mild nausea or vomiting after receiving the injection.
- Hypercalcemia: In rare cases, excessive vitamin D supplementation may lead to hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood), which can cause symptoms like confusion, weakness, and kidney stones.
- Allergic Reactions: Allergic reactions to Cholecalciferol are rare but possible. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience signs of an allergic reaction, such as rash, itching, swelling, or difficulty breathing.
When Not to Use:
- Hypercalcemia or Vitamin D Toxicity: DORIS Injection should not be administered to individuals with high blood calcium levels (hypercalcemia) or vitamin D toxicity, as it may exacerbate the condition.
- Hypersensitivity: If you have a known hypersensitivity or allergy to Cholecalciferol or any of the ingredients in the injection, it should be avoided.
- Certain Medical Conditions: DORIS Injection should be used with caution or avoided in individuals with certain medical conditions, such as kidney stones, kidney disease, sarcoidosis, or certain lymphomas.
- Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy and breastfeeding is usually safe at recommended doses. However, it’s essential to follow your healthcare provider’s guidance on dosage to avoid excessive vitamin D intake.
Always follow your healthcare provider’s recommendations for the correct dosage and frequency of DORIS Injection. Regular monitoring of vitamin D levels may be necessary to ensure that deficiency is adequately addressed without causing toxicity.