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vitamin D

Hi ,I had my Vitamin D levels checked by Quest Lab in november 2008, my level came up 4 and ,my dr prescribed 50,000 mg vit d once a week for 12 weeks ...on the bottle it says vit d 1.25 gelcaps on side effect paper it says dristol D3 maximum i'm confused called cvs pharmacy but always busy i read side effects can get fast pounding heart'i get palpitations and am scared take it yet...i wanted to try over counter lower dose to get used to D since i never took a vitamin i'm vegetarian so i read tablets aren't as good as capsules D3 ,i think a better understanding all this may help my fears ,i just can't seem get that ....can you pleas help ,my dr said i can try lower dose but not sure which best i'd like buy one at local drugstore not online thank you ...mady
Age
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58
Sex
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Female
Weight
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198
Current Medications
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xanax,atenonol
Drug Allergies
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none
Medical Conditions
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treated high blood pressure ,anxiety ocd
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Vitamin D 50,000 units = 1.25 mg

The side effects listed are associated with overdosage of Vitamin D. Taking 50,000 units once a week is a standard dose for Vitamin D deficiency. If your level is 4 ng/ml, that is deficient and the 50,000 unit is a quick way to stabilize your levels. However you can take the 2,000 unit over the counter capsules daily.
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Thank you so much ,i appreciate your help, i have better understanding vit d now....mady
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