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A 54-year-old male asked about a 80-year-old female:

79 yr old female spine cancer denosumab injections 60mg every 6months,supplement with calcium and vitamin d3 200 iu can i also take daily supplement tablet of 25 iu of d3, could it help in avoiding upper respiratory infections virus like covid-19?

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Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Safe but ? Helpful: That total dose of vitamin D3 is definitely safe but it is not really known how much, if at all, it will prevent any infections like COVID 19. Frequent handwashing, healthy diet & good sleep, & avoiding people with respiratory symptoms are still best for prevention

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Last updated Apr 13, 2020

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