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calcium 600 with vitamin d2 medication

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Depends: It depends on if the vit d that you took corrected you vit d level to normal - it also depends on if you are taking the calcium properly (with food, a ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Not likely: First, this will only help if you were deficient in vitamin d and/or calcium. You will need a balanced diet to put the calcium in your bone. Exercise ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
The Office: of Dietary Supplements of National Institutes of Health's (odd.od.nih.gov) Recommended Dietary Allowance is 600 IU/day for males 19-50 years. As a veg ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Need to monitor: Although that is actually not an uncommon formulation to find OTC for calcium supplements there is a theoretical risk of becoming hypercalcemic. If n ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Calcium and D are: more helpful for bone health than for mood disorders. The D may be moderately helpful in that way, however. Please see a mental health professional ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Chitsey
25 years experience Internal Medicine
You : You probably could for the calcium but should't need the extra vit d in it. If you take 2 extra strength Tums (calcium carbonate) that'll get you near ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
This is appropriate: dosage for a vitamin d defficiency.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Low levels?: You may want to ask the doctor who prescribed the vitamin, but i usually prescribe vit d when a patients blood levels are below the low end of the nor ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Your physician: There are a variety of conditions for which Vit D supplements are recommended, from simple deficiency to osteoporosis prevention. You should understan ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Who prescribed?: It would be prudent to talk to the doctor who prescribed these. In general vitamin D3 is better than D2. You can safely take about 4000 units of vitam ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Avoid D2!!!: It's important to avoid D2! Natural vit D3 is essential for our health & reduces mortality, preventing cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis, autoi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Nothing?: You can take it on an empty stomach, but taking it with food is ok. Only available as 50k iu, and is fat soluble. But unless you have malabsorption, ... Read More

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