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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-45

Addiction to vitamin D: Unusual, unexpected substance abuse


1 Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital and BRIDE, Karnal, Haryana, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjay Kalra
Bharti Hospital, BRIDE, Wazir Chand Colony, Kunjpura Road, Karnal, Haryana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2249-4855.104016

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This case reviews the history and findings of a young patient with vitamin D deficiency, successfully treated with vitamin D, who became addicted to injectable calcitriol. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of such an occurrence in the world literature.


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