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... my Endo has reduced the dosage to 50,000 IU weekly for the next 3 months and then we'll see where we are at again. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for responding, Taape. Wow! 50,000 IU of vitamin D daily? ... (2 replies)
... but I need to resolve a few other concerns first. My vitamin D level started off at 32 when I was diagnosed with osteo in 2004 and for the next 3 years I took 50,000 IU of D twice a month. ... (11 replies)

... I am so very much in support of Taape's comments. I can see the cost being a factor but if that can be overcome, the only other concern would be the risk of any new medication given her allergies to so many she has taken in the past. ... (6 replies)
... I was found to have very low vit. D after extensive bloodwork for alot of symptoms that have been plaguing me for a year. I knew I had Hashimotos thyroid disease, but was also being checked for adrenal problems. ... (4 replies)
Pardon My Brag
Jun 25, 2007
... July will be my 24th month on Forteo. No calcium supplementation. 50,000 IU of Vitamin D weekly and FORTEO! ... (30 replies)
... years old. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis 3 years ago. I had a severe fracture so a bone scan was done. At that time the specialist said I had the densisty of a woman in her late 70's. I have severe asthma and the long term use of inhaled steroids was thought to have been the major factor in this diagnosis. ... (19 replies)
... There are two vitamin D levels that can be tested for via blood test. ... (15 replies)
... Hello you JudynearMichigan, Crohnietoo ...I really appreciate your tip about vitamin D capsules ... ... (12 replies)
... Yes, I take 2,000 IU daily. I got this from my alternative doctor. ... (8 replies)
... Do you take the 2,000 IU daily? ... (8 replies)
Pardon My Brag
Jul 22, 2007
... Well, "they" say that most of the gains from Forteo occur during the first .... I've forgotten now ... 18 months, I think it is. ... (30 replies)
... My doctor felt that I should be more in the 50 to 100 range and so I tood 50000IU's per week for 13 weeks. Last test showed my levels at 70. Much better according to the doc. ... (4 replies)
... Vitamin D can be toxic in huge doses, as can anything, salt, water and oxygen can all kill you if you take enough of them. Your doctor has prescribed the normal dose for osteoporosis. ... (3 replies)
... I have been on 50000 units of D for over a year and the only side effect is that my nails are growing like crazy. Normaly, my nails break and split before they get very long. ... (4 replies)
... Jen is absolutely right. Getting vitamin D in D3 form is much more preferable. Depending on where you are, you may not get a whole lot of sunlight this time of year. It is vital to supplement, and I have not found anywhere stating any toxic level of vitamin D until you get up into the 50,000 or so IU daily. ... (4 replies)
... Hi- I've been on 50,000 units/day(!) for the better part of a year to no (noticeably) ill effect. Just went to a new osteoporosis specialist who informed me that that was an insane dosage and to stop immediately. Also taking Thyroxin and Forteo. Good luck! (4 replies)
... What are the side affects of this dosage of Vit D? ... (0 replies)
... Taking another 400 units on top of 50,000 isn't a problem...400 units is barely significant. Just a few minutes of having your face and the backs of your hands exposed to a little sunlight can make 400 IU of vitamin D3. ... (6 replies)
Pardon My Brag
Jun 25, 2007
... score is correct. I have Crohn's disease and unlike the majority of crohnies I'm one of the minority inclined to constipation. Unfortunately, even just one 300 IU calcium a day causes me gut problems. ... (30 replies)

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