29 Apr 2010
That dose seems quite high. What are you taking it for?
The usual adult dose for Vitamin/Mineral supplementation is 400 units orally once a day.
Patients should also receive adequate calcium during ergocalciferol therapy and calcium levels should be monitored regularly.
Read more: http://www.drugs.com/dosage/ergocalciferol.html
- Ergocalciferol Information for Consumers
- Ergocalciferol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ergocalciferol (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Ergocalciferol - my doctor precribed 50,000 1 a week, however the doctor did not say what my prognosis was how debilitating is osteoporosis and my ...
1 answer • 28 Mar 2011
Dr. has started me on 1,000 to 3,000 and now 4,000 iu for 6 weeks and i am still low at 22.5 I am scared cause that can cause many other problems !!! ...
1 answer • 4 Nov 2012
2 answers • 7 Nov 2012
1 answer • 15 Nov 2013
my doctor gave me this because my vitamin d is very low but the bottle information does'nt say how to take it. i threw the info pages away.
1 answer • 13 May 2014