What is Sundown Natural Vitamin D?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)

Vitamin D actually refers to a group of steroid molecules. It is called the sunlight vitamin because the body produces it when the sun's rays strike the skin. It is important for the proper absorption of calcium from food and is vital for the control of the levels of calcium in the blood.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 5 10
Multiple sclerosis 3 3
Fatigue 2 8
Inflammation 1 3
Joint pain 1 3
Pain 1 5

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  • 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 0
None 14

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sundown Natural Vitamin D

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Sundown Natural Vitamin D

Dosage Patients
4,000 intl units daily 1
2 x 5,000 unt daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Sundown Natural Vitamin D

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Sundown Natural Vitamin D

Duration

Currently taking Sundown Natural Vitamin D

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

Stopped taking Sundown Natural Vitamin D

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
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 14
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 4
Not specified 9
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3 patient evaluations for Sundown Natural Vitamin D

Oct 20, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Oct 1, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily

Sep 6, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

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

Aug 10, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily

Jun 15, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Nov 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Medicine was fine - I just changed dosage and brand.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Upgraded to 150,000iu per week
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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