Unfortunately nobody on the community can say if it is ok to take since we aren't doctors, but I would think a prescription is necessary for a value that low. I was as low as 9 when diagnosed and was put on oral once-a-week Vit D 50,000 iu's that has helped a lot. I've been tested after trying to take otc Vit D and didn't fair well at all so they put me back on the prescription pill and all is much better.
Have they tested your thyroid, etc. to rule out reasons why so low?
Is yours injection? I'm not familiar with nj INdrop D
Hi, 2 years ago I was diagnosed with NO vitamin D in my system at all even though I had been taking multi vitamins with a total of over 1000 ui daily of vit D for many years in a tablet form. The reason for the test: memory loss, fatigue, speech, swelling, pain, vision, weight gain, numbness, hair falling out, etc for over 4 years that no doctor could figure out what was wrong with me & I finally asked for the actual vit D test..
My doctor perscribed a mega dose of gel vit D 50,000 ui daily for 2 weeks and since then I take 8,000 ui daily or I just can't function.
My suggestion to anyone who has a los vit D, is ask your doctor to level you out to get to a normal level, You don't want to get to ZERO like me.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.