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Asked by rcarroll
on October 30, 2014
As we cannot offer any medical advice, it is best in this situation to continue to work with your doctor to find a dose that is safe and effective in raising your levels.
Your doctor knows your medical history best, so he/she can take your kidney function into consideration when looking into normal vitamin D supplementation or an analog.
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Posted by IAW | 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
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Posted by IAW | 1 year, 2 months ago
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Posted by IAW | 2 years, 1 month ago