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Vitamin D deficiency

Both my parents have been found to be deficient in Vitamin D, ie, below 20 ng/ml (father- 16 and mother- 18). How to increase the Vitamin D levels? Can a medication be prescribed along with its dosage? Thanks.
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Dr. Amarpreet Singh Riar Delhi | General Practitioner
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Vitamin D Treatment.

1.Arachitol Nano 60 k ( or Calcirol) once weekly.

2.Tab Calcimax 500 mg once daily.

3.Sun Exposure for 20 MINUTES daily.

4.Eat Fish ( if you are non vegetarian).

5.FORTIFIED Cereals.

6.Cod Liver oil.

7. In severe Deficiency , Injection Arachitol 6 Lakh IU once in a month for 3 months .

Next Steps
walk in the sun for 20-30 min daily for maintaining once treated
Health Tips
eat fortified food
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello there. 

I can understand your position. 
Inj. Uprise d3 6L once week for 4 weeks followed by tab. D3 must 60k once a week to be chewed once a week for 12 weeks.
Tab. Supracal pro once a day after food for 2 months.
Tab. Neurobion forte once a day after food for a month. 
Consult a general physician in person for help.
Best regards.
Dr. Anil kumar jain.
Bangalore.

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Dr. Bodhisatwa Choudhuri Kolkata | General Physician
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Hello. Both of your parents have severe vitamin D deficiency. Give them Inj ARACHITOL-6L 1 amp single dose intramuscular and Cap TAYO 60K 1 cap once weekly before breakfast for 12 weeks. Repeat serum vitamin D levels after 12 weeks. Hope this helps.
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