dr Swati Kanodia
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Centre for Child Health, BLK Super Speciality Hospital
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Age

Vitamin D

Prevention

Treatment of insufficiency

Treatment with large dose (oral route preferred)

Premature neonates

400 IU/day

1000 IU/day

NA

Neonates

400 IU/day

2000 IU/day*

NA

1-12 months

400 IU/day

2000 IU/day*

60,000 IU weekly for 6 wks (>3mo age)

1-18 years

600 IU/day

3000-6000 IU/day*

60,000 IU weekly for 6 wks

*For a minimum of 3 months



Posted On: 19/02/2019

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