55 patient evaluations for Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)

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Nov 5, 2010 (Started Jan 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I made certain I tookmagnesium supplements to assist with body absorption of the Vitamin D3
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 27, 2010 (Started Jan 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Have been increasing my dosage of Vitamin D3 after reading about how others have experienced some improvement in their symptoms. My vision has been shocking for the last few months but since increasing my Vitamin D3, I have been noticing a slight improvement in my vision. Things aren't as cloudy as they used to be.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Nov 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Medicine was fine - I just changed dosage and brand.

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Jul 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50000 intl units Weekly
Advice & Tips: I was taking daily vitamin D3 and my levels have remained low. We are trying this mega dose weekly now. I won't know the effectiveness until my next blood test.

Oct 4, 2010 (Started Jul 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50000 intl units Weekly
Advice & Tips: My dosage is 1 50,000 unit tablet per week. That is not given as an option.

Aug 20, 2010 (Started Jul 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't feel any different but my last blood test showed my levels at low/normal, up from very low.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 4, 2011 (Started Nov 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis symptoms increased)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mL Monthly
Advice & Tips: Improved vision but this could be attributed to stopping smoking so difficult to tell.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Upgraded to 150,000iu per week
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Jan 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: D3 definitely helps with my energy levels and also with bone pain. Once I started taking it my severe bone pain lessened.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 3, 2011 (Started Apr 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Doctor recommendation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2011 (Started Jan 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2800 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 3, 2011 (Started Oct 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for osteopenia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10000 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 21, 2011 (Started Feb 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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