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Prescribed Uprise D3 cap 60,000 IU for vitamin D3 level. Is it fine? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jun-2013
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User:I have Vitamin D3 level of 8.6
User:My doc here at Lucknow has prescribed me Uprise D3 cap 60,000 IU for once a week for 2 months
User:is it ok
Doctor:It is fine.
Doctor:Along with it make sure you have exposure to sun everyday at least for half an hour.
User:I have a fatty liver diagnosis with ok serum levels and normal ultrasound no enlargement of liver
User:no medicines prescribed for nafld
User:only to exercise and shed wt by 12 kgs from 88 to 75
User:will this vitamin interfere with my liver condition
User:is 60,000 IU ok once a week
User:will it be free from toxicity
Doctor:Sure. That would not interfere with your liver functions.
User:i also take Vinicor D 50 for my BP once a day in the morning
User:I also take Levepil 500 for neuro twice a day. No epilepsy record.
User:i am 41 and weight is 85 now
User:5 9 is my height
User:kindly advise me in detail on vitamin level i have
Doctor:Vitamin D3 levels below 30 is actually low.
Doctor:Below 10 is said to be deficiency for Vitamin D
User:what food items should i add
Doctor:So first thing is that you have to get the levels corrected.
Doctor:Vitamin D, source is mainly from the sunlight.
User:Ionised Calcium Serum - 1.34 mmol / L
User:will the vitamin level be reguralised by this vitamin drug and sunlight
Doctor:There are only few food items that can give the required amount of Vitamin D.
Doctor:You can note these few points.
Doctor:1. Take Vitamin D3 supplements.
Doctor:2. Sunlight exposure for atleast 30 minutes every day.
Doctor:3. Fishes like Tuna, Sardine, Salmon.
User:My Uric Acid level is 7.3
Doctor:Egg yolk. Cod liver oil etc
User:Phosphorus serum is 4 mg/dl
Doctor:Uric acid is slightly on the higher side
Doctor:You should have plenty of water, at least 2-3 litres per day.
User:will fish and egg yolk effect uric levels then
Doctor:You do not have to eat fish and egg regularly.
Doctor:It can be had in moderate levels whenever possible.
User:ok in moderation types
Doctor:Uric acid will not increase with fish and egg.
User:Can I continue with my exercise in gym
User:I do treadmill / cycling / crossbar / weights
Doctor:Surely you should continue exercising in the gym.
User:i hope low level of vitamin will not give me a hairline crack
Doctor:That would improve the metabolic activity in your cells.
Doctor:Just keep the weights moderate.
User:and treadmill - avoid running - only brisk walk
Doctor:Running on a treadmill would not be a problem.
Doctor:Always welcome.
Doctor:Have you followed what I said?
User:I will take this Vitamin D3 60,000 cap today and then every week for 2 months
User:and follow whatever you have mentioned
User:and get a retest done
Doctor:Do you have any other queries?
User:Anything you want to add to this
Doctor:That would be fine.
User:One last querry
User:Is it possible that my Liver condition would have been caused bcoz of deficiency of Vit D
User:as i am a low non veg
User:and very low liquor ( 1 unit in a week )
User:but yes overweight
Doctor:In severe liver diseases, there can be Vitamin D deficiency.
Doctor:But Vitamin D deficiency does not cause a liver disease.
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