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Overview Toxicity of vitamin D

Graph of dose vs week


  • Examples of safe without adjusting cofactors:
    2 million IU daily for 1 week,
    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
  • The toxicity reports are generally for Vitamin D monotherapy - at about 2 million IU total dose

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

  • Magnesium, Vitamin K2, and other COFACTORS are in the light pink region
  • Also you need to reduce Calcium when having lots of vitamin D

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

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 getting too much Calcium if taking more than 2,000 IU of vitamin D,

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


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