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Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
4/28/2015 8:01:27 PM

Reviewer: grumpymama59, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was recently diagnosed with an extremely low vitamin d level of 10 and prescribed 50,000 iu of Drisdol once a week for 12 weeks.I was reluctant to take such a high dose since every over the counter Vitamin D supplement I've ever taken has triggered my migraines. My doctor assured me that, since Drisol is Vitamin D2 NOT Vitamin D3, there would be no side effects. Yeah... famous last words... ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
3/11/2014 11:23:03 PM

Reviewer: Sam, 7-12 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Can anyone give me symptoms or signs I can look for whole taking D-2??? My 7 year old daughter who's has hyperthyroidism, has started taking D2 once a week for next 8 weeks. She has not yet complained of anything other than thirst. Out of all the posts I have not found 1 that refers to children use:/

Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
1/5/2014 11:31:41 AM

Reviewer: dee, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Was prescribed for low vitaimin D.I Noticed since i was taking it that my winter depression is not as bad. Weeks after I finished the 7 pills I was prescribed that my depression came back as family members notice a change in my mood also. I will be making an appointment with my doctor to discuss going back on it at least until March. I live in Pittsburgh, Pa and this time of year is always depress ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
12/6/2013 8:30:09 PM

Reviewer: lovevitD, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Before I was diagnosed with Vit D deficiency, I had severe aches and pains in my joints. It was so bad that I had to use a walker and couldn't drive my car. I also suffered severe depression. I went to the dr and didn't get a diagnosis but he gave me an antibiotic and it seemed to improve my situation. When it was time for my pap exam, my ob/gyn did tests and called me saying I needed Vita ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
4/21/2013 1:34:19 PM

Reviewer: grammysj1, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken it for 3 weeks now and I have had severe stomache aches, change in bowel habits and yellowing of the eyes

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