10 patient evaluations for Vitamin D taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis' with a side effects rating of None

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Apr 23, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

May 25, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't over do it make sure to have have enough of all vitamins before taking large amounts of vitamin D. It is hard to pin point if anything I take has a direct substantial impact on MS as I take many many things. I feel that all of the supplements I take essentially defeat all issues I have with RRMS. This of course combined with a proper diet and consistent exercise.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 19, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I specifically take vitamin D3. I think this vitamin is great, it gives me energy and helps keep up a good mood. I take a very large dose (according to my doctor) but I don't care. I have heard of doctors that take 10,000 int units daily. I wonder if the effectiveness for MS is slated because people do not take enough to notice positive effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 7, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for possible defficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: It's a nearly harmless inexpensive substance. I personally believe that for people that are rarely out side, D3 supplementation can have a very positive effect. 2000iu is about equal to 15min full body sunlight I deduce. I have read some unconventional doctors personally take 10000iu D3 a day. It seems to actually make me happy as an unexpected side effect. I believe I am much more healthy because of it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Sep 28, 2011 (Started Feb 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 tab(s) Daily
Advice & Tips: after all the newly released info, on how vitamin d, affects those of us with Multiple Sclerosis. i would highly recommend it, to talk to your doctor. and see if maybe you need some. it has helped me. even if it is, just slightly for the moment.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 31, 2011 (Started Feb 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 mcg Weekly
Advice & Tips: It was worth a try as I was having generally worsening symptoms without any new lesions showing up my MRI. After a blood test showed I was low, I started the supliment right before long trip (24 hours of flying). For the next three weeks, I had far more energy than I would have thought possible. I have continued since I got home, and I've had far more energy to excercise and have had less cognative fog which I associate with being tired.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2010 (Started May 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 6000 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Mar 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Oct 3, 1999 (Started Mar 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 26, 2009 (Started Aug 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50000 intl units Weekly
Advice & Tips: Read D3 Megadse thread on Forum that has current research on the benefits of D3 and PLMers' experience on megadose treatment
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 11, 2009 (Started Mar 28, 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
Advice & Tips: I started taking Vitamin D because my PCP suggested it. I work inside all day and wear sunscreen & keep covered when I'm outside because of I have already had skin cancer once. This helps keep me from having Vitamin D deficiency.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2008 (Started Mar 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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