ergocalciferol

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Synonyms for ergocalciferol

a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets

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Best bet: When you see your doc, get your vitamin D blood level checked and ask if taking a vitamin D-2 or -3 supplements is right for you.
What we do: We each take 2,000 IU of vitamin D-2 or -3 every day; make sure to get out into the sun (walking, walking); and eat foods rich in D, such as salmon.
Some investigators have been suggesting that people should be taking even larger doses of vitamin D-2,000-10,000 IU per day-in order to raise their serum 25(OD)D level to a purported optimal range.
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