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Overview Toxicity of vitamin D

Graph of dose vs week

Vertical axis = log of IU,    Horizontal axis = log of weeks

Summary (reading from the chart)

  • Examples of safe without adjusting cofactors:
    1 million IU daily for 2 days,
    200,000 IU daily for 1.5 weeks,
    150,000 IU daily for 2 weeks,
    50,000 IU daily for 5 weeks
    14,000 IU daily for 1 year

Updated chart July 2018 to show lack of Toxicity if adjust cofactors
2,000+ people with Multiple Sclerosis with up to 140,000 IU daily

In most cases, a doctor will just let the body remove any toxic amount of vitamin D by itself

  • Vitamin D DOES NOT accumulate in the body WikiPedia on Bioaccumulation
  • No medical procedure is needed. The body deals with the excess naturally

at very high levels the half-life of vitamin D is measured in days contains the following graphic
see wikipage http://www.vitad.org/tiki-index.php?page_id=3133

Toxicity of Vitamin D

Items in both categories, Toxicity and Loading Dose, are listed here:

Items in both categories, Meta-analysis and Loading Dose, are listed here:

Items in both categories, Toxicity and Infrequent Intervention, are listed here:

From the Web

   versus 3,000 deaths due to Tylenol

  • No adjustment of Co-factors, ~10,000 IU daily for 2+ years, then 2 weeks of sunbathing ==> Kidney failure in one person.    PDF

Institute of Medicine said in Nov 2010 that 4,000 IU is OK (upper limit of OK)

Graph of RDA and Upper Limit
IoM again fails to look at interactions - Nov 2010
Beware of getting too much Calcium if taking more than 2,000 IU of vitamin D,
4,000 IU of Vitamin D is OK - 19 organizations agree - 2018

Many studies have shown: No toxicity <30,000 IU, <200 ng


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7636 Toxicity 2014.pdf admin 09 Jan, 2017 340.23 Kb 2489
6603 fatal 600,000 IU daily for 21 days.pdf admin 28 Apr, 2016 198.04 Kb 3117
6187 Grassroots Toxicity.jpg admin 25 Nov, 2015 64.89 Kb 55405
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