Treatment for vitamin D3 deficiency?
The doctor then prescribed ergocalciferol 6L IU, to be taken as intramuscular injection. However, the doctor has asked to take it orally instead of injection. This is where my question comes.
Is it okay to take ergocalciferol orally?
Does it carry any advantages or disadvantages over parenteral(i.m) route?
Vitamin D is produced by the effect of sunlight on skin, apart from diet. Since
she stays in dubai, where temperature is usually above 30 degree celcius and thus people avoid being outdoors during day time, leading to this deficiency.
I'm a medical student, so know the basics about it but just want to confirm from a experienced doctor in ISC. Request the doctor members of ISC to kindly help me with my query.