Recommendations for Vitamin D doses

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Dose recommendations for Vitamin D by Indian Academy of Paediatrics are as follows-

 Ages/
Groups
PreventionTolerable upper limitTreatment of insufficiencyTreatment with Bulk Doses
(oral route preferred)
Premature neonates400 IU/day1000 IU/day1000 IU/dayNA
Neonates 400 IU/day1000 IU/day2000 IU/day*NA
1-12 months400 IU/day1000-1500 IU/day2000 IU/day*60,000 IU weekly for 6 wks (>3mo age)
1-18 years600 IU/day3000 IU/day till 9yrs, 4000 IU/day from 9-18yrs3000-6000 IU/day*60,000 IU weekly for 6 wks
At risk groups400-1000 IU/dayAs per age grpAs per age grpAs per age grp
*For a minimum of 3 months

READ FULL 2017 GUIDELINES BY IAP

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