Replesta is a medical food for the dietary management of vitamin D deficiency.
Chronic vitamin D deficiency has been shown to have serious consequences. Therefore, vitamin D deficiency should be rapidly corrected.
In order to manage vitamin D deficiency in some people, it is necessary to give large doses of vitamin D within a relatively short period of time. Replesta contains 50,000 IU vitamin D3 to help raise your calcidiol levels above 30 ng/mL.
Can I take Replesta with my multivitamin?
Yes, you can take Replesta in conjunction with your multivitamin or calcium supplement.
Can I correct vitamin D deficiency with my diet?
Vitamin D deficiency is common in medical patients, including those who take vitamin D supplements. Despite lifestyle and dietary changes, vitamin D concentrations often fail to reach normality in a significant number of patients.
In order to achieve adequate levels of vitamin D, measurement of calcidiol levels and replacement with a medical food such as Replesta may be necessary as part of the overall management of your condition.
Does Replesta contain gluten?
No. Replesta does not contain gluten and is made with all natural flavors and sweeteners. It is available as a delicious orange-flavored chewable wafer.
Amount Per Serving: 50,000 IU vitamin D3 per wafer
Servings Per Container: 4 chewable wafers per box
Replesta should be taken with the largest meal of the day.
Adults 18 years and over
Take 1 wafer once weekly (every seven days) for 8 weeks. After completing the 8 weeks, continue with the maintenance dose. Start your maintenance dose 4 weeks after the last loading dose. wafers must be chewed or crushed. Do not swallow whole wafer. Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Take 1 wafer once monthly on the same day each month. Wafers must be chewed or crushed. Do not swallow whole wafer. Do not exceed the recommended dose unless instructed to do so by your health care professional.