Vitamin D Deficiency treatment.

Patient : I have Vitamin D Deficiency . What D3 pills should I take? I've been taking D3 1000 IU once a day but i'm not sure if it's helping
Symptoms:  Weakness
Doctor :   Welcome to Ask The Doctor. We are here to help you. For Vitamin D deficiency, I prefer to give Cholecalciferol 60K o nce a week. The dosage actually depends on the level of vitamin D found in your blood test. If you have been on the correct dosage, then continue it for at least 2-3 months for beneficial effects. Vitamin D deficiency may cause weakness, joint pains, increased cardiovascular disease risk, asthma etc. Symptoms subside once you start the medicine. But it may take 4-5 months for resolution of the symptoms. You can share my opinion with your doctor. I hope it helps. Stay Healthy.

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