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Low Vitamin D

Hi doctor, my Vit. D is 25. Is that considered pretty low? What is the medicine/ solution/ remedy for that? What do I need to take? Thanks.
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Hello there. I can understand your concern. Here are a few things that you need to do. 1. Get atleast 20 minutes of sun exposure everyday and that too before 1p.m with at least 20 percent of your body surface area exposed. 2 . Inj. Uprise D3 6L once a week for four weeks then tab. D3 must 60k once a week for 4 weeks then once in 15 days for 2 months. 3. Tab. Supracal pro once a day after food for 2 months. Best regards. Dr. Anil kumar jain.
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You have vitamin d 'insufficiency' but not 'deficiency'. Get adequate sunexposure of 30 min each day on your face and arms between 10 am and 2 pm.. you can also take vitamin d capsules 60,000 units, once weekly with food for 4 weeks, then once a month. Overuse of vitamin d is also harmful.
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Please take Vitamin D 60000 IU capsules on each Sunday for 12 weeks
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Dr. Harsha
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Hi there...I can understand your concern. From the report it looks like you are having vitamin d insufficiency. Not deficiency. And among Indians it is very common. So you can relax. Unless you are having symptoms of joint or bony pain, hair fall you can relax. Also you can tablet uprise d3 60000iu, one tablet every week for 6 weeks. For further evaluation you can consult a general physician.
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Dr. Ratnadeep Ghadge
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Vitamin D of 25 is low but not too low. Now a days vitamin D deficiency is very common due to indoor lifestyle. If you dont have symptoms like backache, joint pain or tiredness then no need to worry. Vitamin D supplementation can be taken with Doctors advice but its not an emergency.
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