San Antonio, TX
A 35-year-old female asked:
My doc rx vit d2 50,000 units q week for my vit d level of 12.is that an appropriate type and dose?was taking 2,000 units d3/day obviously not working
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 42 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. Peace and good health.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
2.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 23, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$44 video appointments with $19/month membership*
*Billed $57 every 3 months. Cancel anytime.
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.