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... It is possible to overdose vitamin D. My doctor wants my Vit D 25 OH test up to 80 but it should not be over 100. ... (1 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)
... Hi: Sorry to bother you with this question, but what does "Forteo" mean? I am the wife of 40 year old man who suffers from failed back syndrome. I am just trying to educate myself with every aspect of this condition. --it is either this or loose my mind watching my husband suffer in pain. I choose to become part of the informed, cutting-edge, post failed laminectomy... (22 replies)

... iven IV reclast 2 months after triple lumbar fusion, Rods, Screws, cage. I am 10 months out with no bone, no fusion, using bone growth stimulator, taking 50,000 units Vit D 3 times a week and high doses of calcium. ... (22 replies)
... When my dr. did, it showed that my D level was extremely low and prescribed 50,000 units twice a week for 6 months. Now I just take 800 units daily. ... (22 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)
... 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)
... I've been taking 50,000 units of Vit D, once a week for many years...comes in a green gel pill. ... (11 replies)
... along with Calcium and the Forteo. Apprently the osteo was in a huge way either caused or accelerated by the Vit D deficiency. He is doing fine and has made improvements in his bone density after being on it about 9 months. ... (6 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)
... I took monthly Boniva Tabs for almost a year after my fist Dexa Scan last year, but didn't have any improvement, so my doc tested me for Vit. D last month and it was 8, which is very low, and I have been on 50,000 units of Vit. D weekly since then. ... (9 replies)
... Did your doctor prescribe you Vit D supplements to take? ... (19 replies)
... Hi, I'm a newbie too and have a similar dilema as Nanny. I had a Dexascan almost 2 years ago and was told I needed to go on meds. My score was a -2.83. I have held out. I saw my doc. last week and told him I decided not to take the prescribed Fosamax. He told me I really need to. I'm 46, have dairy, soy & glutten allergies. I'm taking 50,000 units of Vit D a week,... (7 replies)
... Hi, I am truly frustrated---just finished two years of daily injections with FORTEO at the end of June. My dexa shows so little improvement that it barely can be detected on chart!!!!! My T scores for spine are; -3.44, -3.98, -3.89, -4.46 and my hip scores are; -2.39, -2.71, -2.89. I am 66 years old and have never had a fracture, I do have lower back pain, but not yet... (7 replies)




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