Efficacy and safety of high dose intramuscular or oral cholecalciferol in vitamin D deficient/insufficient elderly


Tellioglu A., BAŞARAN S., GÜZEL R., SEYDAOĞLU G.

MATURITAS, vol.72, no.4, pp.332-338, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2012.04.011
  • Journal Name: MATURITAS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.332-338
  • Keywords: Elderly, Muscle strength, Physical performance, Vitamin D, PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE, D SUPPLEMENTATION, MUSCLE STRENGTH, D DEFICIENCY, OLDER-PEOPLE, CALCIUM, ASSOCIATION, WOMEN
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: To evaluate and compare the effects and safety of high dose intramuscular (IM) or oral cholecalciferol on 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] levels, muscle strength and physical performance in vitamin D deficient/insufficient elderly.