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How should Arachitol shots be taken for Vitamin D deficiency treatment?

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I have a Vitamin D deficiency. My recent blood test shows a value of 14.82 ng/ml. I've been advised to take 3 shots of Arachitol (600k iu) one per day. My confusion is, should I be taking them on 3 consecutive days, or should I space them out? Also, I'm prescribed D360 capsule once a week for 8 weeks. Should I begin taking D360 after the week of Arachitol shots? Or is it safe to begin straight away?
Posted Mon, 3 Feb 2014 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 9 minutes later
Brief Answer: Vitamin D and Calcium intake guidelines. Detailed Answer: Dear Sir, Hi! as per the recent guidelines, 1. vitamin D 60,000IU once a week for 12 week then once a month to continue . 2. inj arachitol 6 lacs IU once in 6 months 3. injection single dose plus capsules once a week for 12 weeks and then once a month. 4. always supplement calcium along with vitamin D, 1 gm /d. regards!
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