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What is vit d2 125 mg used for

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Avoid D2!!!: It's important to not take d2! natural vit d3 is essential for our health ; reduces mortality, preventing cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis, autoi... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Sounds ok if...: Sounds ok for a typical normal person. Testing for 25-OH-VitD2 and 25-OH-VitD3, and then adding the results to get the total vitamin D level, can help... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Depends on dose: If you are on very high dose vit. D -m 50, 000 iu, it only comes as d2 . Otherwise you should be on vitamin d3 that is what almost all otc supplements... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 36 years experience
D2 vs D3: If you have a choice, use the d3 rather than the d2. The d3 is a more useful form for the human body. There are very technical differences between the... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kerry Friesen
Preventive Medicine 31 years experience
D2 D3 and more: Vitamin d2 (ergocalciferol) is a "prodrug" meaning it must be converted to its active form - d3 - to be beneficial. That being said, knowing your vit ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Nothing,but change D: This is not harmful- you would need to take it daily for weeks to become toxic. But i advise you stop d2 & change to d3 (available at health food stor... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
2K IUs of Vitamin D3: is a drop in the ocean w/ a D level of 12. Please do what your doc says but I prefer 5K daily of D3, 10K for the first week w/such a low level. Peac... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Both are safe : Both are safe however some people do not convert D2 to D3 , so be sure to have your vitamin D levels checked to make sure they are rising if you take ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Days but months to: see response. I have seem many do poorly on D2, including D3 concentrations going down. 20-25% of the population do not convert D2 to D3 well. Thus wo... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Micronutrient Test: The best way to know if you need vitamins, minerals, etc. is to do a Micronutrient Test. Spectracell Lab in Texas has an excellent one. The results ... Read More