Ch3

'OH

25-Hydroxyergocalciferol 1,25-Dihydroxyergocalciferol 25-Hydroxyvitamin D2 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D2

Figure 28.9 • Ergocalciferol bioactivation.

TABLE 28.7 Vitamin D Products

Generic Name

Trade Name

Dosage Form

Use

Calcifediol

Calderol

Capsule

Vitamin D therapy

Calcipotriene

Dovonex

Ointment, cream, or scalp solution

Plaque psoriasis

Calcitriol

Rocaltrol, Calcijex

Capsule, oral solution, injection

Vitamin D therapy, renal osteodystrophy,

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