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What are the side effects of taking vitamin d?

What are the side effects of taking vitamin d?

Relatively few: Vitamin d is an essential material for our body. If you are vitamin d deficient, there should be no side effect to taking vitamin d, although I have heard of patients getting constipated from the calcium supplementation that goes along with it. If you take very high levels of vitamin d (>20, 000 units per day), you can develop hyper calcemia which has a number of consequences. Consult a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

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What are the side effects of too much vitamin d?

What are the side effects of too much vitamin d?

Excess Vitamin D: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/vitamin-d-toxicity/faq-20058108 for signs & symptoms of excess vitamin D, a rare condition also known as hypervitaminosis D eg poor appetite, nausea & vomiting, weakness, frequent urination and kidney problems. This is usually from excess supplementation, not via food or sun exposure. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a vitamin d injection?

What are the side effects of a vitamin d injection?

Loss of money: Except in extreme gut problems oral otc or even dr. Prescribed 50, 000 i.U. Capsules are adequate to reverse vit. D deficiency. ...Read more

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What are vitamin d injection side effects for adults?

What are vitamin d injection side effects for adults?

Vitamin D: Why do you need vitamin D injections? Vitamin D tablets are available over the counter at limited cost and I would recommend 1000 or 2000 mg tablets. There are some medical conditions associated with very low levels of vitamin D and you will need much larger doses but, here too, you should not need injections. If you or your doctor have insisted on injections could you please let me know why. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to taking too much vitamin d?

Are there any side effects to taking too much vitamin d?

Too much vit d: Yes there are side effects from too much vitamin d, which would be at a toxic level. The test would be at 100 or more to indicate toxicity. However most people do not get enough vit d., and are not toxic. ...Read more

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What are the known side effects of vitamin d; anything bad?

What are the known side effects of vitamin d; anything bad?

Several: Too much vitamin d can be bad for you and can cause serious problems. Side effects may include high calcium levels, elevated kidney function, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite, weakness, and increased urination. ...Read more

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Sir i want to know what are the side effects arkitrol inj for vitamin d?

Sir i want to know what are the side effects arkitrol inj for vitamin d?

Vitamin D: Your question is unclear. I've never heard of arkitrol, and i can't find a medical definition on line. If you are asking about vitamin d toxicity, you need to take a lot: as much as one million units in one dose or 50, 000 units a day for months! and i recommend taking vitamin d orally. ...Read more

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I'm scared to take my vitamin D pills is there any side effects I should be worried about?

I'm scared to take my vitamin D pills is there any side effects I should be worried about?

Kidney stones: Vit. D in excess of 800 units per day may contribute to development of kidney stones in susceptible people. ...Read more

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My dr prescribed 50, 000 iu of vitamin d (13.2 was my level) to take weekly is this a normal dose and what side effects should I be worried about?

My dr prescribed 50, 000 iu of vitamin d (13.2 was my level) to take weekly is this a normal dose and what side effects should I be worried about?

Stop D2, Take D3: The 50, 000 iu form of d is vitamin d2. Research shows d2 increases mortality by 2% whereas vit d3 reduces mortality by 6%. I advise you stop dangerous d2 ; take d3- most adults need 5-8, 000 iu/day to achieve optimal levels-best to take with vits a; k. See http://bit.Ly/1hc250m ; http://bit.Ly/1gnxnk0 i can't imagine why any doc who knew this would prescribe d2 so please share this with your dr.! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vitamin d on a fetus?

Vitamin D: Vitamin d taken by the mother should have no side effects on the fetus. Vitamin d is a natural product which helps to regulate calcium metabolism in the body. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Rocaltrol (Definition)

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Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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Calcitriol (Definition)

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