What is Ostevit-D?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that was isolated in 1930 and named calciferol. Since then more metabolites have been found and the two major forms of this vitamin are now known to be vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) and vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ostevit-D

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ostevit-D

Dosage Patients
1,000 intl units daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ostevit-D

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Ostevit-D

Duration

Currently taking Ostevit-D

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Ostevit-D

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Ostevit-D

Jul 25, 2010 (Started Apr 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: mild constipation
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation

May 19, 2010 (Started Apr 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation

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