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Vitamin D (colecalciferol and ergocalciferol)

Indication

Asymptomatic patients that are at high or normal risk of vitamin D deficiency

Black

Brand:

Nice TA:

Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

No

BNF chapter:
Blood and Nutrition

Background

Asymptomatic patients that are at high or normal risk of vitamin D deficiency should be advised to: increase their exposure to sunlight, increase the intake of food groups that are high in Vitamin D or purchase vitamin D supplements over the counter (OTC). The prescribing of Vitamin D is not recommended (RAG status ‘Black’).

Recommendation

LSCMMG Recommendation:

Black

Reason for decision:

Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire & South Cumbria

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

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Black
Black
Black
Pending
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Black
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Last Updated: 01 - Jan - 2017