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Vitamin D2 1.25mg.(50000 Unit)when To Take It?

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do you take this drug at night or with meals?

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Community Expert Kerri Knox, RN Says:
 
You should take vitamin d with some sort of fat- any meal is fine. But you should be aware that taking D2 is NOT the recommended form of Vitamin D. Please take a look at the page on Vitamin D3 to see why that is preferred.

You may also be interested in taking a look at this page on Magnesium and Vitamin D to see why it's not the best idea to 'just' take large doses of Vitamin D without taking magnesium to prevent some of the adverse effects that can occur with large doses of Vitamin D.

Kerri Knox, RN
San Francisco, CA, United States
http://www.easy-immune-health.com

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ray lagueux Says:
 
suspect Vit D2 overdose with 50,000 units prescribed

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Marlene Says:
 
I was very tired so my dr. took blood work and found out I was low on Vitamin D. He put me on 51,000 units and after a few weeks, a person who never ate is now eating NON-STOP, 24-7 and gaining so much wgt. Help!! Anyone else?

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John Gibson Says:
 
What is the reason a Dr. would perscribe Vit D2 1.25 MG (50,000 Unit)

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sharon Says:
 
I was put on 50,000 units weekly because my calicum is way too high .I tried this a few years ago and it didn't help.I had one para thyroid taken out, and now I need the other ones removed too.So now I'm on vit d2 1.25mg and also zocor.

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Patricia Says:
 
Can I breastfeed while taking Vitamin D2 1.25mg 50,000 IU?

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diane Says:
 
My doctors secretary's called me and told me I had low vitamin d and they doctor prescribed 1.25
MG d2 pills now I'm afraid ,that's all they said I was being treat for fo4 pain in my body legs ext now this if anyone have a answer of what I should do please reply thanks ready to go to the E.R

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B Says:
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I was prescribed 50, 000 iu vit d because mine was low. It 100% took all my leg pain away! It was a miracle for me as my legs hurt daily!

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Anna Says:
 
I have been so-o tired, memory lost was so bad I quit my job. I thought my dose of my Thyroid was off the its at 75 ml.
Dr. Said no at 4.1 it was okay. The lab said it was low. She has put me on D2 for 4 wks. Then cont with 800 ml every other day. I will request a copy of the past 3 lab test I had done for the last 3 wks.

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Louise Says:
 
My blood test showed I also needed D2 (50000 unit). I now cannot seem to quit eating and eating! I took 1 capsule a week for 8 weeks. I will not take anymore !!!

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hellokitty Says:
 
Wow me too with leg pain. Dr just prescribed d2 @ 1.25 mg per week. Plus increasing arm our thyroid. Tons more energy. Yippee

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Mari Says:
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I was prescribed Vit D2 today with all the reading above. I'm scared now. I don't want to gain more weight. I'm actually trying to loose weight.

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Community Expert Kerri Knox, RN Says:
 
Overdose on Vitamin D2 is very unlikely if you are taking 50,000 IU's once a week. Even if you took your entire 8 week prescription all at once, overdose would be unlikely. Please take a look at the page on Overdose on Vitamin D to see why this is unlikely. What is more likely is that you are simple experiencing negative side effects from the Vitamin D. This is a separate problem from Vitamin D overdose.

Kerri Knox, RN
San Francisco, CA, United States
http://www.easy-immune-health.com

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lala Says:
 
well the doctor told me the same thing but you shouldn't be having pain in your legs etc unless something is causing it. they need to find out what is causing it and explain why you have to take the vitamin D2.i found out my pain was not just pain it is lupus. But I pray yours is not the same. god bless

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Daen Says:
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I also have to takr the D2as I have Lupus my pain is mainly from the lupus and I am now 30 day's post of of nephroectomy due to lupus nepharitis. I also have been recently diagnosed with cancer of the large bowel andwhen they took my vvitamin D thr lab said it could NOT measure my vitamin D because my body didn't have any tonmeasure. Hope this will help me feel a little better

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Yolanda Says:
 
I was put on vitamin D2 1.25 mg. I began to eat more ( weight gain ) for sure. I do have to take it for 4 months. It worries me a lot because I have liver decease and high blood pressure. among other illnesses. Last thing I want is more heart problems. Can someone give me some advise.

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