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Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy Lcmsms
Optimize vit D Level: 25-hydroxyvitamin d in infants and children should be at least 50 nmol/l (20 ng/ml), based on the available evidence. Dr. Dowd, M.D., who has worked extensively with vit d in his clinical practice recommends levels between 50 and 70 nmol/l for optimal health. http://getrealforkids.com/resources/real-health/must-have-supplements/2472-why-is-vitamin-d-essential-for-health#. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 36 yrvold female my vitamin d 25 hydroxy came back low at 15.Normal range is > 30 what is the recommended dose in taking vitamin d?
2000unit: About 2000 units daily will be the dose. ...Read more
Vitamin D: Your dose is fine. It is available from your pharmacy over the counter. Comes as 100 capsules per bottle in 1000 or 2000 units per capsule. Not expensive. Take one capsule a day. ...Read more
My vitamin d 25 hydroxy is low at a 27.8. How do I know which vit d should I take? Can i take a vitamin D3 1, 000 pill to help raise it?
Vitamin D: Although there is some controversy about the cutoff of normal level of vitamin d, it is generally agreed that above 30 is a normal level. So, your level is only slightly below that, and 400-500 iu of vit d3 supplement should be sufficient, and 1000 iu will certainly raise it above 30. Depending on your risk for osteoporosis, higher levels of vit d may be recommended. ...Read more
Are high,,: These are somewhat high, especially amylase. This could possibly mean pancreatitis, and/or a calcium issue. It could have to do with your thyroid/parathyroid and you appear to have symptoms of low thyroid. With labs like these, more tests are likely needed to ascertain the cause and so at least a follow up visit to your doctor would be needed. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stage iiib colon cancer, starting chemo tues. Vitamin d 25-hydroxy level is 9 ng/ml. Will taking vitamin D3 supplements help? If so, how many iu?
Possibly help.: There is some evidence that vitamin d deficiency is not desirable in patients with colon cancer. The goal should be to achieve a level of 30 ng/ml. Another vitamin d test should be done after taking 50, 000 units twice a week for 2 months. If you are considerably overweight 2-3 times the dose may be necessary. After achieving 30 ng/ml a daily dose of 1-2000 units may maintain this level. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Took plan b on Thurs. and I have blood test on Mon. for glucose random,vitamin d,25-hydroxy, hemoglobin ,insulin and c-peptide will plan b show up ?
No: There isn't any reason for anyone to do a lab test looking for Plan B in a patient. If it's important, the patient can just tell the doctor she took Plan B. On a side note, if a patient is checking her glucose, she can go first thing in the morning (after fasting overnight (water is ok to drink)), and get a Fasting Blood Glucose result that is more helpful in assessing her blood sugar status. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any body suspected: To have low vit d, the 25-hydroxy vitamin d test is the most accurate way to measure how much vitamin d is in your body. In the kidney, 25-hydroxy vitamin d changes into an active form of the vitamin. The active form of vitamin d helps control calcium and phosphate levels in the body. ...Read more
Vitamin D3 which: is that low needs to be supplemented. Check w/the doc who made the lab test but most folks require 5K IUs daily of D3 to raise the level. Peace and good health. Lots of good research suggest between 50 and 80 as optimal level. ...Read more
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