Is 2, 000 iu of vitamin D a safe dose if I have a vitamin D deficiency?

Vitamin D. Yes that dose is appropriate for a daily supplement. Just make sure you recheck your levels in a few months. You should also spend a little time in the sun, summer is coming do outdoor activities!

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What are the typical symptoms of someone who has a vitamin d deficiency I also suffer from low iron can the two go hand in hand? .

All gradual. The symptoms tend to be gradual as in the case of osteoporosis. In my experience, some patients may develop an itchy skin rash from vitamin d deficiency (no published report ) as vit d3 is considered an immune regulator, some have considered its deficiency to play a role in multiple sclerosis. Another reported noted reduced response to inhaled steroid in children with asthma when vit d3 is low. Read more...
Consider GI absorpti. If the GI tract is dysfunctional (e.g., celiac disease) or short (e.g., various bypass surgeries for obesity), absorption of vit. D and iron can both be affected. Read more...

I am suffering from severe vitamin d deficiency can I just skip the 50, 000 iu once a week pill for taking two 5000 D3 daily?

Yes. Either schedule should correct the deficiency. You will need a serum 25ohd measurement every month to determine when you are normal. Then the dose should be reduced. Read more...
Yes- DON'T TAKE D2! . The 50, 000 unit dose of vit d is the prescription form, vitamin d2. Research has shown this type may do more harm than good! any doc who prescribes it is not informed of the research. I advise that most adults take vitamin d3, 5-8000 units/day to achieve optimal levels, but 10, 000 is safe. See http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2011/11/30/taking-the-right-type-of-vitamin-d.Aspx. Read more...

I had severe vitamin d deficiency which my level was a 6. I was on 4, 000 i.U for two months. Now level is 36. Should I cut down? How can I maintain?

Vitamin d. Low levels of vitamin d are common you have responded to average dose of vitamin d so do not suggest malabsorption continue same dose for 2 months and bring levels to or above 60 then drop to 2000 for maintanence. Read more...

Is it safe to take alfacalcidol to treat vitamin d deficiency?

Yes. Alfacalcidol is a form of vitamin d that does not require renal conversion to be active but does require action in the liver to be converted to an active form of vitamin d. Read more...

I have vitamin D deficiency at 4.9ng. I have been advised vit D3 injections 6lakh units. Is it safe? What are the possible side effects?

Why not oral? Hi. Do you have intestinal malabsorption? I can't see any reason to inject vitamin D unless you don't absorb well from your intestines. Oral vitamin D is cheaper and easier, and very effective when no malabsorption issues are present. Assuming normal GI function, oral vitamin D should be taken with a fat-containing meal; it's a fat-soluble vitamin and absorbs better that way. Good luck! Read more...