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Oral administration of active vitamin D metabolites to low birthweight infants.
  1. I Z Kovar,
  2. P D Mayne,
  3. J J James,
  4. I C Barnes


    The active vitamin D metabolites 1 alpha, 25-dihydroxycholecalciferol (Rocaltrol) and the analogue 1 alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol (One-Alpha) are adequately absorbed after oral administration in the preterm infant. The absorption pattern is similar to that seen in adults.

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