What is Spring Valley Vitamin D3?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)

Vitamin D3 is the form of vitamin D called cholecalciferol. It is produced naturally when the skin is exposed to the sun. It is the form of Vitamin D that is normally added to foods.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Vitamin D deficiency 19 11
Multiple sclerosis 11 6
Fibromyalgia 2 0
General health 2 0
Support immune health 2 0

Show all 16 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 0
None 17

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Spring Valley Vitamin D3

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Spring Valley Vitamin D3

Dosage Patients
5,000 unt daily 4
2,000 unt daily 3
400 intl units daily 1
1,000 intl units daily 1
1,000 unt daily 1
2,000 intl units daily 1
5,000 intl units daily 1
6,000 other daily 1
2 x 2,000 unt twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Spring Valley Vitamin D3

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Spring Valley Vitamin D3

Duration

Currently taking Spring Valley Vitamin D3

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 8
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Spring Valley Vitamin D3

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 15
Usually 2
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 1
Not at all hard to take 16
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 11
Not specified 6
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Spring Valley Vitamin D3

Mar 27, 2014 (Started Mar 18, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I was feeling faint and fell several times. Noticed I was vitamin d defecient.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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