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;
• Constipation or diarrhoea
• Nausea and vomiting
• Increased thirst
Rare side effects include;
• Skin rash and itching
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 Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.