Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin” because ultraviolet light stimulates the skin, liver and kidneys to produce Vitamin D3. Fat-soluble, Vitamin D stimulates calcium absorption and regulates calcium concentration in the blood, promoting healthy bones, teeth and skin. Dietary deficiencies and lack of exposure to sunlight can lead to rickets, osteomalacia or osteoporosis. Jamieson uses only Vitamin D3, the nutrition industry’s premium-grade natural Vitamin D source.
Serving Size: 1 to 2 tablets
Quantity: 90 tablets
Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 10 mcg/400 IU.
Excipients: Cellulose, Dicalcium Phosphate, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate.
Drug Interactions: Anti-coagulant drugs, Calcium ChannelBlockers, Magnesium-containing Antacids, Orlistat.
Nutrient Depletions: Corticosteroids, Anti-Asthmatic Drugs/ Bronchodilators, Anti-cholesterol Drugs/HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors, Anti-tuberculosis drugs, Histamine (H2) blocking drugs, Progestins.
Supportive Interactions: Vitamin D works with calcium to maintain strong, healthy bones and teeth.
Warnings and Precautions: None known when taken as directed.
Toxicity, Adverse Warnings and Side Effects: Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Taking too much Vitamin D can cause non-specific symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, headache, poor appetite, weight loss, nausea, vomiting and extreme fatigue.
Excess Vitamin D can also increase blood levels of calcium (hypercalcemia), potentially causing heartbeat irregularities and deposition of calcium and phosphate in the kidneys and soft tissues (i.e. muscles).
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