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What side effects happen at each dose of 50,000 units of vitamin D?

Posted 24 Nov 2010 by Capitola 31 answers

I took my first dose of 50,000 units of vitamin (D2) this past Friday night. I was prescribed 50,000 units once a week for 12 weeks. I experience adrenalin rush symptoms along with alittle shakiness and insomnia. However once I fell asleep, I stayed asleep until I woke up abruptly feeling like I ...

How long till my Vitamin D supplements make me feel better?

Posted 8 Mar 2013 by viclewis 3 answers

I was just diagnosed with low Vitamin D. I originally went to the doctor because of severe leg, feet, and hand cramps. He did blood work, and it turns out my level is 5.9. I am now on 50,000 iu per week and 2000 iu per day. I just started this week, but I honestly feel worse instead of better. My ...

Vitamin D Deficiency - Hi, I was recently tested for Vitamin D and my levels are 5 Ng/ml. I have?

Posted 18 Oct 2012 by Rutvij 5 answers

... consistent pain in my legs and everyday there is a different part where the pain comes up. I also feel that I am not able to think clearly and concentrate on my work. I have been taking 50,000 IU D3 for the last 2 weeks and have seen no improvement. Should I take time off from work, would that ...

Is vitamin D the same as vitamin D3?

Posted 11 May 2010 by Marilynne476 1 answer

Be Careful taking Vitamin D! If you are sensitive, there are numerous side effects, some quite?

Posted 15 Oct 2012 by sg72 9 answers

... debilitating. Chest pain, joint pain, insomnia, fatique, itching, depression and much more!!! Please take small doses and work up gradually - and track any changes that are bothersome. Good luck!

What should my Vitamin D level be in my blood test results?

Posted 14 Jan 2013 by Summerdream 5 answers

My Dr. says my Vit. D level is low and I have the blood test results but I don't see it listed. Is it eGFR?

Vitamin D Insufficiency - Pain in several joints for a couple of months now?

Posted 26 Aug 2009 by Amalnaggar 15 answers

Turned out according to my lab tests that my vitamin D is low. i've been taking vitamin D supplements, vit C calcium daily plus 15 min sunshine exposure. How long before I start feeling better?

How does Levothyroxine interact w/a multivit. of Calcium (600mg) & 5,000IU of vitamin D?

Posted 20 Mar 2013 by Mia_1 3 answers

I had my yearly physical exam about 2 months ago and was told after having blood work, my thyroid levels were low. I was prescribed Levothyroxine. I also took a multivitamin containing 600mg of Calcium, along with 5,000IU of vitamin D. I was unaware of the warning not to take Calcium & Iron ...

Is it possible to have nausea as a symptom of vitamin d deficiency?

Posted 20 Mar 2013 by darsdrugs 3 answers

I have been dx'd by my Dr & have stared taking supplemental vit D - 50,000 iu weekly. Doing some internet searching, I see there are many symptoms I have that can be attributed to a vitamin D deficiency, including blurred vision which I have noticed over the past several months. Has anyone ...

Hello I'm new to this forum and just been diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency?

Posted 22 Feb 2014 by Tendergem57 2 answers

... I have no idea what my blood test results were, I just received a phone call and told to pick up my prescription and start taking 20,000 IU, 500 mcg of Vitamin D3, 3 times per week for 3 months then get tested again. This seems like a high dose to me, so wondering how low my levels must be. ...

My friend took a whole bottle of calcium, what will happen to him?

Posted 14 days ago by Jwann6 1 answer

My friend took an entire bottle of a calcium supplement because it tasted good. He took about 25k iu calcium and I don't have a number here but he took 6150% approximately more vitamin d then recommended. What is going to happen to him? Will he be ok? Does he need a doctors attention now? What ...

Has anyone had success with Vitamin D3 Topical?

Posted 13 days ago by dogproblems 0 answers

I had my blood tests done and found I was deficient in Vitamin D with a level of 19. I've read that anything above 30 is good but 40-60 is ideal. I cannot take more than 1000 IU Vitamin D orally without experiencing side effects (most likely due to Magnesium deficiency). I have read that the ...

Vitamin D Deficiency - I have read much information about the benefits and safety of Vitamin D?

Posted 19 days ago by Midwesterner 0 answers

... supplements. However, in 1983 my family's health was damaged by Vitamin D supplementation. For years I have attempted to determine what caused our health problems related to the Vitamin D tablets, which were described as "derived from rich natural liver oils from deep sea fish". ...

Vitamin D Deficiency - Vitamin d3 taking period?

Posted 24 Sep 2016 by Nikiforos 1 answer

For how long continuasly can i take 5000IU vitamin d3 supplement? Do i have to pause from time to time for some weeks or months to avoid any harm to my kidneys or elsewhere? Thank you.

I heard that long term use of trileptal depletes your calcium and or vitamin d levels. I noticed?

Posted 30 Sep 2016 by Infowoman 1 0 answers

... since taking it that my periods are more painful and a lack of calcium can cause cramping. This is second time I've started taking it and if this is true I may have to talk to my doctor about it. As a woman it's not fun having painful periods. Anyone else noticed and are you going to ...

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