55 patient evaluations for Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)

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Aug 30, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 intl units Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 2, 2008 (Started Feb 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50000 intl units Weekly
Advice & Tips: Can't get Sun since I can't take the heat. But this doesn't help either.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 17, 2008 (Started Mar 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2008 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I think starting a D-3 regimen has been helping me enormously.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 18, 2008 (Started Nov 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mcg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 7, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2009 (Started Jun 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 29, 2009 (Started Nov 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for vitamin deficiency)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 intl units Weekly
Advice & Tips: May cause constipation. Be prepared to eat prunes :)

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2009 (Started Jul 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (skin rash, probable rash)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I developed a severe rash or skin condition upon increased dosage of D3 - about 4000IU. I've been off the D3 for almost 3 weeks now and the condition persists. A biopsy has been done, but the only answer or description the dermatologist could give me was "a minor skin inflamation". It may be minor, but it has persisted for 6 1/2 months.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: skin rash, probable rash

Oct 21, 2009 (Started Jul 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (skin rash, probable rash)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I developed a rash on my shoulders in 06/09. I took a break for a week, but the rash remained so I went back to 3200IU daily. The rash stayed the same. I later increased to 4000IU daily. Rash became more active around 10/15/09 and started itching and spread slightly to neck and chest. Reduced dose to 2000IU on 10/18/09. Seeing dermatologist today - 10/21/09.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: skin rash, probable rash

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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