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

Posted 24 Nov 2010 by Capitola 33 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. ...

Lucentis - Green shakes for macular degeneration?

Posted 10 days ago 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 ...

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

Can I "chew" copper?

Posted 16 Aug 2016 by Jordandmo 0 answers

I am trying to quit chewing tobacco and a few of my friends suggested substituting tobacco with pennies/ copper. I know this wont kick the physical habit/oral fixation, but will it be safe? I know copper is beneficial in trace amounts but being a heavy metal, can be toxic. Will I absorb too much ...

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 ...

D vitamin: what is 5000 IU compared to 500 IE?

Posted 8 Apr 2016 by Folpho 0 answers

I don't understand the difference/conversion of IU and I.E. when it comes to vitamin D supplements. I have a deficiency so I was prescribed supplements but provided no information as to how long I was supposed to take it to reach normal levels. I have a cousin who is also taking supplements, ...

Ive been taking ferrous sulfate for 3mths n Im losing alot of hair is this a side effect or no??

Posted 29 Dec 2015 by jaimesdown 1 answer

I have been on ferrous sulfate pills for 3 plus mths and I am losing alot of hair n need to know if this is a side effect of just taking this medication?? Or is it a side effect of this med and another meds mixed together?? Like I take this pill twice a dy and at same time I take an antibiotic ...

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 ?

What pills do I take to get pregnant?

Posted 7 Sep 2013 by bre-bre1923 2 answers

I tried geritol liquid and it hasn't help me get pregnant just sick and I had all the side affects I been trying for a minute to get pregnant is there anything else I can take to get pregnant cause geritol makes me real sick so I stop taking it I thought I was pregnant before I had morning ...

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