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Table 1 Vitamin D dosing regimen

From: Prevention of post-cardiac surgery vitamin D deficiency in children with congenital heart disease: a pilot feasibility dose evaluation randomized controlled trial

Age group Volume, mL Usual care group High dose group
IU/day Vial concentration, IU/mL IU/day Vial concentration, IU/mL
Breastfed infant children > 12 months of age
 0–1 yearb 1 400 400 1600 1600
 1–17 years 1 600 600 2400 2400
Formula-fed infant (< 12 months of age)
 0–1 yearb 1 Nonea Placebo (0) 1200 1200
  1. aDoes not include the vitamin D intake from formula (400 IU/day)
  2. bVitamin D dosing was not increased for children who reached 1 year of age after initiating study drug