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Thorens® 25,000 I.U./2.5ml oral solution

(colecalciferol)

Thorens® 25,000 I.U./2.5ml oral solution

Indicated for the treatment of clinically relevant vitamin D deficiency in adults3

Suitable for at-risk groups4

  • The elderly (>65 years)

  • People who are housebound

  • People with darker skin

  • People who cover their skin for cultural reasons

Simple and flexible dosing3

  • Those who dislike tablets or capsules

  • Those with swallowing difficulties/dysphagia

Allergy & Dietary Information6

Vegetarian

Vegetarian

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

Lactose Free

Lactose Free

Halal

Halal

Kosher

Kosher

Nut Free

Nut Free

Thorens contains colecalciferol and refined olive oil. The colecalciferol in Thorens is Halal and Kosher certified.

Thorens® 25,000 I.U./2.5ml oral solution

  • The Royal Osteoporosis Society recommends an adult loading regimen up to a total of approximately 300,000 units given as weekly or daily split doses†5

  • Thorens® meets the Royal Osteoporosis Society loading dose recommendations for the treatment of vitamin D deficiency in adults§

  • Thorens® achieves this twice as quickly and 47% less expensively than Fultium-D3 800 I.U. Capsules1,2

Assumptions and Calculations
  • Potential savings with Thorens® 25,000 I.U./2.5ml oral solution are based on MIMS list prices and have been calculated based on cost per treatment length.1

  • The NHS list price of Thorens® 25,000 I.U./2.5ml oral solution is £5.85 per unit (4 pack), and the NHS list price of Fultium-D3 800 I.U. Capsules is £8.85 per unit (90 pack).

References
  1. Data on File II. Galen Limited.

  2. MIMS Online. Accessed May 2020.

  3. Thorens® 25,000 I.U./2.5ml oral solution. Summary of Product Characteristics. January 2018.

  4. NICE. Vitamin D: increasing supplement use among at-risk groups. NICE public health guidance 56. November 2014 (updated August 2017).

  5. Royal Osteoporosis Society. Vitamin D and Bone Health: A Practical Guideline for Patient Management. December 2018

  6. Data on File III. Galen Limited.

Prescribing Information

* Comparison based on an adult weekly dose of Thorens® (50,000 I.U.) vs. the maximum adult weekly dose of Fultium-D3 800 I.U. Capsules (22,400 I.U.) taken for the respective treatment lengths needed to achieve up to a total of approximately 300,000 I.U. Comparison based on Thorens® 25,000 I.U./2.5ml oral solution 4 pack.

† Please note: the Royal Osteoporosis Society recommendations do not cover pregnant women or those with severe or end-stage chronic kidney disease.

§ Based on taking 2 x 25,000 I.U. bottles per week for 6 weeks as per national dosing guidelines.5 

 

Fultium-D3 800 I.U. Capsules is a registered trademark of Internis Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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