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    Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
    8/25/2010 7:19:35 AM

    Reviewer: nljackson, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took 50,000 IUs due to low vitamin D blood levels. Within 5 hours of taking the medication severe nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps. Felt like the stomach flu but no fever. Lasted for 48 hours until D started getting out of my system. Called my doc, will now try an OTC dose instead and build up slowly. She said nausea and diarrhea very common when starting D. Wish she had told me befo ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
    5/30/2010 6:33:51 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Vit-D, 25-Hydrox blood test came back low. Ergocalciferol 50,000 units capsule @ 1 per week prescribed [oral] until further notice. Need to know if this is correct treatment. Thanks. ,

    Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
    2/28/2010 2:29:06 AM

    Reviewer: ladymc, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Today is my first day of taking this medication at 50,000 dose once a week (12 weeks worth unless I get refills). I was wondering why I felt tired all the time and had such a low level of energy (more than usual anyway). I live with muscle pain daily due to fibromyalgia, but my pain level was getting sharper and less bearable. I never thought about a vitamin D deficiency, but it makes a lot of sen ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
    12/28/2009 2:06:43 AM

    Reviewer: ICanHasBroccoli, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My drs and I kept trying to solve my severe low energy and all over muscle pains. These were constant, over and above upo and down anemia, and pain killers/exercises for stenosis and related lower back disease. Also different from the sedative effect of my anti-depressant. Tested ok on thyroid. Tested for Vitamin D and forget exact number, but I was severely low. Have been on 50k units of erg ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Vitamin D Deficiency
    11/28/2009 9:44:21 AM

    Reviewer: Joan, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on 25,000 d2 for 6 to 8 months weekly, and d3 4000 daily. D levels have changed little.

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