11 patient evaluations for Vitamin D taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis'

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Jan 17, 2018 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 7000 mg Daily

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

Jan 17, 2018 (Started Dec 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Neuro didn't prescribe this and I've taken it on my own through a lot of research. The biggest plus has been on my mental fitness while taking this drug-I don't feel like the brain fog has such control over me. I don't feel like I'm forgetting as much, either, as I had been. I really, really am happy with the results of taking Vitamin D. It took two to three weeks to notice any difference and I'm starting to notice more and more after about five weeks on it. Really excited about the progress with this!

  • 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
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