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... He does not want to renew the Vitamin D prescription due to I was at the 37 level. ... (3 replies)
... Hi everyone, my doctor is wanting to prescribe 50,000 units of Vitamin D. It hasn't been a concern for me because I thought I was getting adequate amount in my food etc. ... (22 replies)
... Ergocalciferol, which is 50,000 units of Vitamin D. ... (6 replies)

... Does this vitamin cause swelling in feet and hands with pain? ... (1 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Nov 4, 2006
... I had gastric bypass and that somewhat affects my absorption but something else was happening within me .. so that I wasnt absorbing ANY vitamins which lead to my getting very ill... I currently take : 50,000 Units of Vitamin D (once a week) (prescribed by doc) Calcium Citrate - which also has : Vit D, Magnesium and Zinc B-12 500mg Fergon (Iron) 27mg One A Day (Womens)... (15 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)
Vitamin D
Mar 31, 2009
... I am deficient in Vitamin D. My prescription is for 10 tablets of 50,000 units each!! ... (4 replies)
... My dr. ran blood and urine test and found that vit D level is borderline low although I have been taking cal and D supplelments faithfully. He now wants to put me on mega dose of vit D, 50,000 units. ... (8 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)
... I took the prescription Vit. D that my doctor gave me. You can't buy that much Vit. D in one softgel over the counter. Now, I just buy the 800 unit D3 over the counter. ... (22 replies)
... despite the fact that the only D supplements I am getting now are from Citracal and Centrum. I wish I knew what this meant! Too much of a good thing, as you say. Any way, current thought seems to indicate our need for D is greater than traditionally assumed, all still controversial. ... (22 replies)
... going into practice with her husband at the same time I was having surgery. It left me with a very stoic take no prisoners doctor who really scares the heck out of me. My first order of business is to get another doctor, you are so right why would she prescribe 50,000 units at one time without knowing my level. ... (22 replies)
... or low calcium will drive your body to produce PTH. The MD cannot determine if you have parathyroid disease unless your vitamin D and calcium lievels are adequate. ... (7 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)
... 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)
... I was not on any bisphosphonates before Forteo. I'm one of those people who had no idea that I had osteoporosis. ... (17 replies)
Very Low D
May 25, 2007
... tomorrow. I have a slightly different problem. Last year I had 3 of 4 parathyroid glands removed secondary to hyperparathyroidism. ... (14 replies)

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