Each tablet contains:
Dihydrotachysterol 0.125 mg, 0.2 mg, or 0.4 mg.
Each mL of Intensol TM Oral Solution (Concentrate) contains:
Dihydrotachysterol is a synthetic reduction product of tachysterol, a close isomer of vitamin D. Chemically dihydrotachysterol is 9, 10-Secoer-gosta-5, 7,22-tri-en-3b-ol, which can be represented by the following molecular formula C28H46O with a molecular weight of 398.65. Its chemical structure is:
Dihydrotachysterol acts as a blood calcium regulator.
The tablets contain butylated hydroxyanisole, FD&C Red No. 3 (0.2 mg only), lactose, magnesium stearate, propyl gallate, starch, and sucrose.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.