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- another term for calciferol, omitted unresolving XREF to "vitamin D2"
- ‘Two forms are available: cholecalciferol and ergocalciferol, and there is virtually no difference between the two, explains a vitamin D researcher.’
- ‘She was discharged to the Health Centre with the recommendation to prescribe ergocalciferol and calcium.’
- ‘Participants were called during their 2-month ergocalciferol courses to ensure adherence to the regimen and reinforce need for follow-up levels.’
- ‘No clinical characteristics predictive of response to the ergocalciferol regimen could be identified.’
- ‘Second, all individuals with CF who are older than 1 year should receive 800 IU / day of oral ergocalciferol.’
1950s: blend of ergot and calciferol.
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