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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

Hypersensitivity to vitamin D may be one etiologic factor in infants with idiopathic hypercalcemia. In these cases vitamin D must be strictly restricted.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Legal Issues

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FDA Safety Alerts

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Manufacturer Warnings

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FDA Labeling Changes

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Ergocalciferol is indicated for use in the treatment of hypoparathyroidism, refractory rickets, also known as vitamin D resistant rickets, and familial hypophosphatemia.


There is currently no drug history available for this drug.

Other Information

ERGOCALCIFEROL CAPSULES, USP, is a synthetic calcium regulator for oral administration. Ergocalciferol is a white, colorless crystal, insoluble in water, soluble inorganic solvents, and slightly soluble in vegetable oils. It is affected by air and by light. Ergosterol or provitamin D2 is found in plants and yeast and has no antirachitic activity.

There are more than 10 substances belonging to a group of steroid compounds, classified as having vitamin D or antirachitic activity.

One USP Unit of vitamin D2 is equivalent to one International Unit (IU), and 1 mcg of vitamin D2 is equal to 40 IU.

Each softgel, for oral administration, contains Ergocalciferol, USP 1.25 mg (equivalent to 50,000 USP units of Vitamin D), in an edible vegetable oil.

Ergocalciferol, also called vitamin D2, is 9,10-secoergosta-5,7,10(19),22-tetraen-3-ol,(3β,5Z,7E,22E)-; (C28H44O) with a molecular weight of 396.65, and has the following structural formula:


Inactive Ingredients : Refined soybean oil, gelatin, glycerin, purified water, D&C Yellow #10, and FD&C Blue #1.

Ergocalciferol Manufacturers

  • Avkare, Inc.
    Ergocalciferol (Ergocalciferol) Capsule, Liquid Filled [Avkare, Inc.]
  • Banner Life Sciences Llc.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Banner Life Sciences Llc.]
  • Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.]
  • Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc.]
  • Physicians Total Care, Inc.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Physicians Total Care, Inc.]
  • Rising Pharamceuticals, Inc
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Rising Pharamceuticals, Inc]
  • American Health Packaging
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [American Health Packaging]
  • Sigmapharm Laboratories, Llc
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Sigmapharm Laboratories, Llc]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Dispensing Solutions, Inc.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Dispensing Solutions, Inc.]
  • Winthrop U.s.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Winthrop U.s.]
  • Virtus Pharmaceuticals
    Ergocalciferol Liquid [Virtus Pharmaceuticals]
  • Pliva Inc.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Pliva Inc.]
  • Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • Avkare, Inc.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Avkare, Inc.]
  • Unit Dose Services
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Unit Dose Services]
  • Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.]
  • Clinical Solutions Wholesale
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Clinical Solutions Wholesale]
  • Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc]
  • St Marys Medical Park Pharmacy
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [St Marys Medical Park Pharmacy]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Readymeds
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Readymeds]
  • Carilion Materials Management
    Ergocalciferol Capsule, Liquid Filled [Carilion Materials Management]
  • Bryant Ranch Prepack
    Ergocalciferol Capsule [Bryant Ranch Prepack]
  • Virtus Pharmaceuticals
    Ergocalciferol Liquid [Virtus Pharmaceuticals]

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