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A low vitamin d=10.1mg/ml, calcium serum =10.9 mg/dl.pth=31pg/ml and ionized calcium serum=5.1mg/dl is it normal?doctor gave me 50, 000 units of vit

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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
D3: D3 is preferred over d2 as it is less toxic and more bioavailable. Aim for serum level of d to be about 60. I would dose you at 10000 iu d3 daily for 2 weeks then 5000 iu daily, and also encourage 5-15 mins of sun exposure daily. Recheck d level in 2-3 months.

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Last updated Nov 24, 2016

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