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ALFA-D 0.25 mcg (APS)  

What is Afla-D used for?

Afla-D (Alfacalcidol) is a vitamin D supplement used in the treatment of vitamin D deficiency which includes hypocalcemia (low blood calcium levels), rickets (bone weakness), and others. Afla-D can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy in Lagos.

How does Afla-D work?

Afla-D is a class of medication known as vitamin D analogues which works by helping the body to use more calcium in foods or supplements.

What’s the composition of Afla-D?

Each capsule contains 0.2mcg of alfacalcidol.

Does Afla-D contain vitamin D?

Alfa-D is also a type of vitamin D that helps to regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. All of these substances are important for maintaining healthy, strong bones and teeth.

What happens when vitamin D levels in the body are low?

When there is Vitamin D deficiency, it can lead to a loss of bone density, which can contribute to osteoporosis and fractures (broken bones). Also, severe vitamin D deficiency can lead to other diseases such as Rickets in children, Rickets is a rare disease that causes the bones in children to become soft and bend.

What are the side effects of Alfa-D

Common side effects include;

•          Headache

•          Constipation or diarrhoea

•          Nausea and vomiting

•          Increased thirst

Rare side effects include;

•          Skin rash and itching

•          Dizziness

Afla-D Dosage

Take Afla-D as prescribed by your physician based on your condition

Is Afla-D safe for use in Pregnant and Breastfeeding mothers?

Consult with your physician before taking Afla-D if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Who should not take Afla-D?

•          People that are allergic to Afla-D and any of its ingredients

•          Those with Hypercalcaemia (a condition with high blood calcium levels in your body)

•          Those with Hypervitaminosis D. Hypervitaminosis D (also known as Vitamin D toxicity) is a condition with high vitamin D levels in the body.

Where to buy Afla-D?

Buy Afla-D at the best price in, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.


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