Vitamin D2 or D3?
I have a vitamin D deficiency (total score .16; D2 was <.4 and D3 was .16). My Doc prescribed 50,000 Drisdol (D2) once a week but I had three days of upset stomach, cramps, and fatigue.
So, I don't want to continue on the Drisdol. I'd prefer to take D3 daily, which I have at home, 1000 unit geltabs from lanolin. How much should I take? My Doc isn't returning my calls and she just wants me to stay on the Drisdol.
Any suggestions? Maybe take 1000 D3 in the a.m. and 1000 D3 in the p.m.? Would that be enough without risking toxic effects?
Also, is the blood test result on the D2 (<.4) very significant?