NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Monday, August 3, 2015
Decreasing Vitamin D While Taking Fosamax D
My physician prescribed Fosamax Plus D. Is there a multi-vitamin without vitamin D available which I can take to avoid ingesting too much supplemental Vitamin D?
If you are over 50, it is not necessary to find a multivitamin without D. Getting 800 IU per day of vitamin D is acceptable. For older women 1,000 IU is sometimes recommended.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati