55 patient evaluations for Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)

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Mar 12, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: take one a day
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 15, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: take 2 a day
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 12, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: take everyday.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: take as persribed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: take 2 a day
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: take 2 everyday
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 21, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: take dayly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: take one everyday
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 12, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: take every day
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 17, 2010 (Started Nov 05, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I take my D-3 every evening. I have noticed that I have less swelling now that I have started D-3. I do believe that D-3 works on inflamation as I feel better now that I have been on it for a while.

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Mar 19, 2010 (Started Nov 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: My Vit. D level was low normal (30) back in Dec. 2009 and my doctor put me on 2000 mg. each day. I actually noticed a slight increase in energy. When I saw doctor again on 3/10/10 and told him I had noticed a difference, he ordered labs to have level checked again. My Vit. D level then was still only 41. He recommended giving me a prescription for Vit. D 50,000 IU capsule once a week. He had dones this for another CFS patient and she had great results.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2010 (Started Mar 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: My Neuro prescribed 2000IU/d after 25(OH)D showed my level to be 13 ng/ml on 02Mar. This week I decided to up the dosage to 4000IU/d after reading the PLM forum. When I treadmill walk gently (2 mph), paresthesia waves start after only 2.5 minutes. I'm hoping Vit D dosing will delay paresthesia onset.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 8, 2010 (Started Oct 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Although I don't know that I really buy into all the stuff about "die off" reactions... i did notice that I had to scale my doses up... the symptoms seemed to get worse a couple of weeks after starting new dosages and i found out after the first month that i would need to start at 2000iu a day ... i worked up to 4000 over two months.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 6, 2010 (Started Apr 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: 25(OH)D test revealed normal D3 levels. I'm still taking the prescription cholecalciferol.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 12, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 19, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Osteopenia,Osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support immune health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for heat intolerance)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I've read so often recently that Vitamin D is a miracle vitamin, highly important, and that so many people are probably deficient in this vitamin. I understand that it is non-toxic to even double my dosage (my current dosage is 2000mg daily). I'm feeling good about this supplementation.

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 2, 2010 (Started Apr 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I often wonder if this is a waste of money.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 20, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Oct 1, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily

Sep 6, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily

Aug 10, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily

Jun 15, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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