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Ergocalciferol: Ergocalciferol is one form of vitamin D and is vital for development and growth of cells, bones and teeth, absorption of calcium, hormone regulation, and for healthy nervous and immune systems. Ergocalciferol is a fat soluble vitamin and is synthesized in the skin from exposure to the sun's rays. It is also available in supplements and in fortified milk, liver, eggs, and oily fish.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Ergocalciferol

Adequate amounts of Ergocalciferol are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Ergocalciferol

Adequate amounts of Ergocalciferol are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Ergocalciferol

Excessive intake of Ergocalciferol may involve the following risks:

Descriptions of Ergocalciferol

Ergocalciferol: Vitamin D2, a fat-soluble vitamin important for many biochemical processes including the absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphorus. In vivo, ergocalciferol is formed after sun (ultraviolet) irradiation of plant-derived ergosterol, another form of vitamin D. Ergocalciferol is the form of vitamin D usually found in vitamin supplements. (NCI04)
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Ergocalciferol: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Ergocalciferol) include:

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