Dumfries & Galloway Health Board
Prescribing Support Team

Calcium & Vitamin D3 Audit

Posted: 16 Jun 16 Edited: 8 Aug 18
Audits Nutrition & Blood


Calcium & vitamin D3 supplements are recommended in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis/fractures.Patients must meet certain criteria before they will benefit from supplementation. The choice of combination supplement should be based on formulary and ability to take the medication. The dose should be based on evidence and dietary intake.