Vitamin D insufficiency treatment

VITAMIN D INSUFFICIENCY TREATMENT

It is advised that patients are managed in the long term with a dose of vitamin D equivalent to 800IU to 2000IU per day.1 A maximum of 4000IU daily can be taken.2

REFERENCES

  1. National Osteoporosis Society (2016). Vitamin D and Bone Health: A Practical Clinical Guideline for Patient Management. Accessed online: www.nos.org.uk/document.doc?id=1352 (April 2016).
  2. EFSA (2012) Scientific Opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of vitamin D.  EFSA Panel of Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies.  EFSA Journal; 10(7): 2813