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How To Take Calcirol Sachet
My doctor has suggested me to take calcirol sachets with milk, as my vitamin d level is very low (4 ng / ml). But I am unsure of the dosage. Can you please suggest the frequency of the same. Want to mention a point that I have in past suffered from Kidne
Kidney...stone?: Your question was cut off before you finished what your kidney ailment was. If it is kidney stones, you should be fine taking a small dose of calcitriol (0.5mcg daily) to bring your vitamin D levels back to normal. But I would monitor your blood levels regularly to make sure you are not going too high. If you have decreased kidney function, the dose should be even lower, so consult your doctor. ...Read more
My doctor has suggested me to take calcirol sachets with milk, as my vitamin d level is very low tell me weather it is suitable for vegetarians or not?
It should work: But it is a very high dose of vitamin d3 and will need to be decreased down to replacement levels after your level normalizes. Won't be a problem for any type of dietary preference. ...Read more
I've been taking cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) for6months. Could taking it cause weird muscle pains&twitching (3months now)? I also take mg since 2month
Unlikely: Assuming your vitamin D levels are in the normal range, it is less likely that this supplementation is causing your muscle pains and twitching. Your twitches may be related to any number of reasons including stress, stimulant overuse (for example, caffeine), overexercise, or nutritional deficiencies. Here is some more information: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003296.htm ...Read more
Yes: They are suitable for vegetarian. However, you can always check the label or call toll free number of the manufacturer to find the ingredients. ...Read more
Is D3 and ‘cholecalciferol’ interchangeable? Or is ‘cholecalciferol’ a specific type of d3? . I want to make sure I am taking the right vitamin because none of the bottles I found said ‘cholecalciferol’... Just d3.
Vitamin d3 has 3 recognized forms:
- cholecalciferol - the inactive form of d3
- Calcitriol - the active form of d3
- calcifediol - the form of d3 measured in the blood to assess vitamin d status
cholecalciferol is turned into calcifediol by the liver and then into the active form of vitamin d3 (calcitriol) by the kidney. Cholecalciferol is the form of vitamin d3 found in supplements, so a vitamin which says it has "d3" means just that it has cholecalciferol and should be fine. ...Read more
Hi, I want to know about My disc problem. I am suffering from L5-S1 Disk with 8 mm Gap from alst 5 years. I am taking MR and Calcirol twice a week.
Deficiency has become an epidemic in the United States. However, one should not on their own supplement without knowing their levels as a, d, e, and k are retained by the body. This is a general statement. Likely, the 800 i.U is not going to overdose you, however, it might actually not be enough.
Normal levels are 30-100 in most labs.
Get a baseline so you know if taking too little or too much. ...Read more
Calcium supplement contains 2000IU Vit D as Cholecalciferol D3. 500% Daily Value. Is this harmful?
It depends,,,: This is supposed to be for Vitamin D deficiency, for conditions that result from Vit D deficiency, and others that could be treated by Vit D supplements. If too much is taken, symptoms like vomiting, constipation, and kidney stones could result. If you have some of these symptoms, or you are concerned that you are taking too much, you should see your Dr. For an exam and dose change. Good luck. ...Read more
To correct vit d deficiency in kids, how many courses of cholecalciferol (granules) can b given safely in a year; does more of it cause vit d toxicity?
3 month check: Response to treat varies depending on reason for deficiency or if Rickets (softening bones from low Vit D) is present. Your child's Vit D levels should be monitored closely to gauge when to adjust the medication. Add salmon, tuna, eggs, dairy and fortified cereals to the diet if no food restrictions. ...Read more
I am 5 months pregnant. I hav been prescribed cholecalciferol 60, 000 tablets by my gynecologist. How is it differnt 4m normal calcium tabs, is it safe?
Quite safe: This is in essence a form of vitamin d3, which helps to regulate your calcium metabolism. Why did you not ask your gynecologist why they were doing that? Answering your questions and concerns is part of their responsibility and you need to call and have them explain this to you. Good luck and have a great baby. ...Read more
On telmisartan40, metformin hydrochloride, thyroxin100, cholecalciferol for yrs, started taking triple a cal for almost 1mnth, red rash on face, pl tell why?
Numerous: There are numerous causes of a red face. You must see a dermatologist to get the best treatment. ...Read more
I have vitamind defency of reading of 10 I have been given arachtol 3lakh units for 8 weeks and also d-rise sachets for 8 weeks can i.Take both togeth?
I'm going for a colonoscopy tomorrow, is it ok to take the 2 sachets of picolax together this evening rather than 1 in the morning and 1 in the even?
Ok to take 3g Sachet Amoxicillin for Dental Scale Polish required, while taking course of Clenil 100mg (4wks)4 puff 2x day reduced to 2 puffs x2 day?
Check with MD: Your prescribing medical doctor should be the one reducing or changing Cleril. ...Read more
Have PCOD. Doctor has suggested to take Nacfil Forte sachet (5g) for 5 days. Does it has any side effects. What is the purpose of taken it?
My vitamin d level is 21. Doctor advice to take d rise sachet twice a week for 5 weeks and once a month for a year is it o k?
OK but prob. More...:
D rise has 60, 000 iu of vit d3. Taking it 2x/week x 5 weeks should raise levels nicely but once a month averages to 2000 iu/day ; most adults need 5-8000 iu/day to maintain optimal levels of 50-80. Taking a sachet every 10 days would give you an average of 6000 iu/day, a more appropriate dose.
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Not enough info: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
Maybe: If your goal is to try to restore a normal sleep pattern, melatonin at doses from 0.5 - 3mg taken nightly at the same time can be very helpful. Much higher doses do not necessarily cause more sleep effects. Higher doses over 10mg daily are sometimes used for other indications beyond sleep. ...Read more
No added benefit: Research has shown that there was some benefit going from 5mg to 10 mg dose, but after that there isn't any and so the max dose was set at 10. It is a nonsedating antihistamine and so I would venture to say that likely you will not feel much different at all. If you have bad allergies symptoms, consult your doc for evaluation and treatment rather oding yourself with claritin (loratadine). Good luck. ...Read more
Excedrine migraine: Migraines can be caused by lack of sleep, nutritional deficiencies--in b vitamins, magnesium, coenzyme q10. If you have high blood pressure, a headache can be a sign that it is poorly controlled. If this is not your usual headache, then it could be a symptom of a more serious problem. You need to consult with your doctor. ...Read more
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Side effects: The decision to discontinue an antidepressant should be made in consultation with your physician taking into account how your life is going and especially what new skills you may have learned during a difficult time in an unfair world. You may never have needed them or they may have helped some. Today's ssrsi's will slow a man down sexually but serious side effects are uncommon. ...Read more