What is Puritan's Pride Vitamin D?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Vitamin D

Vitamin D, calciferol, 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. Two forms are important in humans: ergocalciferol (vitamin D2) and cholecalciferol (vitamin D3).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Multiple sclerosis 7 1
General health 4 5
Depressed mood 1 2
Elevated blood pressure 1 0
Fibromyalgia 1 1

Show all 9 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 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Puritan's Pride Vitamin D

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Puritan's Pride Vitamin D

Dosage Patients
5,000 mg daily 2
5,000 intl units weekly 1
10,000 intl units weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Puritan's Pride Vitamin D

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Puritan's Pride Vitamin D

Duration

Currently taking Puritan's Pride Vitamin D

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Puritan's Pride Vitamin D

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
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 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Puritan's Pride Vitamin D

May 23, 2017 (Started Nov 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 mg Daily

Jan 28, 2017 (Started Nov 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 mg Daily

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