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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
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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 .
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walk in the sun for 20-30 min daily for maintaining once treated
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eat fortified food
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
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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
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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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