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

Posted 24 Nov 2010 by Capitola 48 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 ...

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 is the typical dose for ferrous sulfate?

Posted 4 Aug 2009 by Emerie 1 answer

Ferrous sulfate vs elemental iron from dried ferrous sulfate?

Posted 22 Sep 2009 by HealthybutSkeptical 1 answer

Ferrous sulfate has 65mg elemental iron per 325 mg, dried ferrous sulfate has 50mg elemental iron per 160mg. The RDA percentage listed on the bottles 47.5mg ferrous sulfate is 264%, while 50mg of elemental iron from 160mg dried is listed as being 277% of RDA. This cannot possibly be correct. ...

Vitamin D taken once a day instead once a week?

Posted 5 Jun 2017 by Randoll 3 answers

I was prescribed for 50000 ui once a week, but I took it once a day for a week. I'm thirsty and dizzy... what should I do? Should I go to the emergency room?

Can I take dietary supplement of iron instead of the drug my doctor prescribed for iron deficiency?

Posted 9 Jun 2017 by Jamie0012 1 answer

The drug my doctor prescribed contains "iron iii hydroxide poly-maltose complex and folic acid -"100 mg elementary iron" but I heard it might cause constipation which I have been suffering. I was wondering if I can use dietary supplement instead. I know a brand that have iron ...

Vitamin D regime 50,000 units?

Posted 2 Apr 2017 by TRusso61 0 answers

My husband has been on the 50.000 unit of Vitamin D for over a year and has been having troble with urinating on himself could this be the cause . I'm concerned about him being on it to long I thought you are only supposed to be on that many units for a short period of time .Also if he stops ...

Drisdol - Should I take calcium? Should I keep taking my multivatim?

Posted 13 Jan 2017 by The_working_princess 0 answers

I'm a 39 y/o woman, today I started taking drisdol. If drisdol is vitamin D, and it helps absorb calcium, should I also up my calcium intake? Is it ok if I keep taking my one a day petite multivitamin? Thanks

Lucentis - Green shakes for macular degeneration?

Posted 24 Nov 2016 by Nochemoforme 0 answers

I read about some folks who started supplements; vit A, C, E and zinc for their eyes and added green shake (kale, spinach, bell peppers, apples, carrots) and their vision was completely restored!! I have stopped the Eylea, Avastin and Lucentis because of no improvement and extreme pain!! With ...

What could be the reaction of taking expired Centrum tablets, have a full bottel exp dec 2013?

Posted 28 Apr 2014 by Jahangir Yar Khan 1 answer

Are there any side effects if these tabs were to be consumed in next two months or so ?

Vitamin D Insufficiency - I've been prescribed pro d3 20000u two caps weekly as directed by my gp is

Posted 15 Aug 2016 by Fyblnc 0 answers

... this actually going to help with my serve tiredness I suffer with???

Folic Acid Deficiency - I have some mutation in a gene MTHF5 I think that's it. The doctor?

Posted 30 Aug 2016 by RB5455 1 answer

... prescribed Deplin. 15 mg. Is there a generic maker for Deplin? Why is the L methyl folate in Deplin different then the folic acid could get from the pharmacy? I certainly seem to be feeling better well I'm taking it but it is way beyond my cost allowance

Vitamin D Deficiency - I had low levels of the vitamin D, 25 hydroxy, 9ng/mL in D3 and D, D2 was at?

Posted 10 Jun 2016 by Kprz 0 answers

... <4ng/mL. 3 months MD PRESCRIBE 50000 of the D2- I sent a concerned email informing her that I'd prefer D3- the nurse replied "Please inform patient that per national guidelines, replacement can be with Vit D3 or Vit D2. " After 3 months of taking the D2- new test results D3 ...

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