Thorens® 25,000 I.U. Capsule, hard, 12 Pack

(colecalciferol)

Thorens® 25,000 I.U. Capsule, hard, 12

Indicated for the initial treatment of clinically relevant vitamin D deficiency in adults2

Suitable for at-risk groups3

  • The elderly (>65 years)

  • People who are housebound

  • People with darker skin

  • People who cover their skin for cultural reasons

Thorens® 25,000 I.U. Capsules, Hard

  • 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*4

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

Assumptions and Calculations
  • Potential savings with Thorens® 25,000 I.U. Capsule, hard are based on the MIMS list price of Stexerol-D3 25,000 I.U. tablets and have been calculated based on cost per pack.1

  • The NHS list price of Thorens® 25,000 I.U. Capsule, hard is £11.33 per unit (12 pack), and the NHS list price of Stexerol-D3 25,000 I.U. tablets is £17.00 per unit (12 pack).

References
  1. MIMS Online. Accessed July 2021.

  2. Thorens® 25,000 I.U. Capsule, hard. Summary of Product Characteristics. June 2020.

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

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

Prescribing Information

* 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. capsules per week for 6 weeks as per national dosing guidelines.4 

 

Stexerol-D3 25,000 I.U. tablets is a registered trademark of Kyowa Kirin Ltd.

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