Vitamin D Oil Unimedic – Cholecalciferol uses, dose and side effects


80 IU / drop  oral drops, solution 
cholecalciferol ( vitamin D 3 )

1. What Vitamin D Oil Unimedic is and what it is used for

D Vitamin Oil Unimedic is a D- vitamin solution that is used to prevent vitamin D deficiency in children. D vitamin is needed among other things for the body to absorb calcium. Vitamin D deficiency in children can lead to soft and deformed bones ( rickets ).

D Vitamin Oil Unimedic recommended for children up to 2 years of age. Some children may need vitamin D drops up to the age of 5 and this applies to:

  • children who do not receive vitamin D-fortified foods
  • children with dark skin color
  • children who do not spend enough time outdoors in the summer or have clothes that cover their face, arms, and legs

2. What you need to know before using Vitamin D Oil Unimedic

Do not use Vitamin D Oil Unimedic

  • if your child is allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients in Vitamin D Oil Unimedic.
  • if your child at the same time, other products containing the D vitamin. Vitamin D is fat-soluble and can accumulate in the body. You should not exceed the recommended dosage as it can lead to poisoning if an overdose occurs for a long time.

Other medicines and Vitamin D Oil Unimedic

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if your child is taking other preparations containing vitamin D at the same time (read more under Do not use vitamin D Oil Unimedic ).

3. How to use Vitamin D Oil Unimedic

Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor advised. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.

The recommended dose for children 0-2 years is: 5 drops daily

The recommended dose for some children up to 5 years is 5 drops daily

(see “1. What Vitamin D Oil Unimedic is and what it is used for”) 
5 drops correspond to about 400 IU of vitamin D

Turn the bottle upside down and shake lightly to get the first drop. If several doses (5 drops) are to be taken at the same time, lower the bottle and wait 1 minute between the different dose withdrawals.

If you use more Vitamin D Oil Unimedic then you should 

If your child has ingested too much medicine, contact a doctor, hospital, or the Poison Information Center for risk assessment and advice.

If you forget to use Vitamin D Oil Unimedic

Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse.

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Very few side effects, such as stomach cramps, have been reported with this product.

5. How to store Vitamin D Oil Unimedic

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

An unopened bottle was used before the expiration date indicated on the bottle. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month. Opened bottle should be consumed within 6 months. 
No special storage instructions.

The medicine should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment. The empty bottle can be left for glass recycling.

6. Contents of the packaging and other information

Content declaration

– The active substance is cholecalciferol ( Vitamin D 3 ).

1 ml Vitamin D Oil Unimedic contains 68.5 micrograms of cholecalciferol equivalent to 2740 IU of vitamin D 3.

– The other ingredients are medium-chain triglycerides (from coconut oil and palm kernel oil).

What the medicine looks like and the contents of the pack

D Vitamin Oil Unimedic is a clear, colorless to pale yellow solution.

Pack size: 25 ml, brown glass bottle with uncolored drip insert and white screw cap.


Unimedic AB

Storjordenvägen 2

864 31 Matfors

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