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ea0028p19 | Bone | SFEBES2012

Efficacy of differing vitamin D supplementations, and the associated cost implications

Gill James , Sivaraman Subash , Mistry Hina , Heer Mandeep , Randeva Harpal

The aim of this audit was to assess the efficacy of vitamin D replacement therapies (oral Ergocalciferol D2 and Cholecalciferol D3) on serum Vitamin D (25(OH)D), when dispensed to endocrine outpatients. After exclusions, clinic records of 54 patients were analysed for pre- and post dosage serum 25(OH)D levels, PTH levels, total dosage given, and duration of replacement. Results: Mean total dose of D2 (n=24) was 350,000 (IU) against D3 (n=30) 305,000 (IU), with av...