What is Natures Sunshine Vitamin D?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Vitamin D

Vitamin D is found in numerous dietary sources such as fish, eggs, fortified milk, and cod liver oil. The sun is also a significant contributor to the body's daily production of vitamin D. Cholecalciferol is the most widely known of the vitamin D series and is a fat soluble vitamin.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Multiple sclerosis 7 5
General health 3 0
Fatigue 2 2
Depressed mood 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Natures Sunshine Vitamin D

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Natures Sunshine Vitamin D

Dosage Patients
5,000 unt daily 1
15,000 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Natures Sunshine Vitamin D

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Other 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Expense 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Natures Sunshine Vitamin D

Duration

Currently taking Natures Sunshine Vitamin D

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Natures Sunshine Vitamin D

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 4
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 5
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1 patient evaluation for Natures Sunshine Vitamin D

Jun 11, 2013 (Started Jun 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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