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Hi Here is my story following a wrist fracture in March 2012 I had a dexa scan and was found to have osteopenia. Bloods test showed low vit D 39
and calcium levels fine. My gp started me on 2,200 iu per day after 1 year my levels were around 70. At my next yearly routine blood tests the level had gone up to over 100. My gp said that this was a little high and half the dose which I did taking it every other day. In the meantime my surgery made a policy not to prescribe vitamins etc on the NHS so I started buying the same make of vitamin D. Fast forward to last year when I received a letter from the surgery after yearly blood tests to say that I was low on Vit D and the doctor suggested I buy 1000i.u to take daily. I then of course had to inform the surgery that I already took that doses. I then saw the doctor who said that the level was around 50/60 if I remember but they would like it a little higher so to go back to 2,200 unit dose. I am thinking this is because of the osteopenia and because I have arthritis. What do others think and what dose it too much.
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