Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2016
Liquid vitamin D supplement for all full-term breastfed infants. NPN 00762881
Liquid vitamin D supplement for all full-term breastfed infants.
Enfamil® D-Vi-Sol® provides breastfed infants with vitamin D which helps in the normal development and maintenance of bones and teeth. Helps to prevent vitamin D deficiency.
A joint statement of Health Canada, Canadian Paediatric Society, Dietitians of Canada, and Breastfeeding Committee for Canada states that a daily vitamin D supplement of 10mcg (400 IU) is recommended for exclusively and partially breastfed infants, from birth to one year of age.
1. Health Canada, Canadian Pediatric Society, Dietitians of Canada and Breastfeeding Committee for Canada. Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants: Recommendations from Birth to Six Months, 2012.
|Medicinal Ingredients (per 1 mL)|
|Vitamin D3||(cholecalciferol)||400 IU (10 mcg)|
Glycerin, polysorbate 80, caramel, citric acid anhydrous, sodium citrate dihydrate, sodium hydroxide, artificial flavour and purified water. Store at room temperature 15-30°C (59-86°F).
|Format||Unit||Approximate Product Yield at Normal Dilution||Shelf Life||Item #||Kosher|
|Liquid||50 mL||Yield Not Applicable to Vitamins||18 Months||1015277||O.U.|
Rationale and Special Characteristics
Enfamil® D-Vi-Sol® liquid provides 400 IU per mL of vitamin D to meet the recommended daily intake of vitamin D. It is sugar-free, gluten-free, and lactose-free.
Dosage and Administration
Daily Dosage for all full term breastfed infants: 1 mL (fill provided syringe to 1.0 mL line). Dispense slowly into child’s mouth, toward inner cheek.
If preferred, the liquid may be slowly mixed with formula, juice, cereal, or other food and fed within one hour
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children. Safety sealed bottle. Do not use if seal is broken.
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