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Vitamin D Intoxication: Impact of Megadose Therapy
The incidence of vitamin D intoxication has doubled from 2017 to 2018, which may be due to the prescription of vitamin D megadose therapy in therapeutic protocols as a treatment for autoimmune and other disorders. It is important for clinicians to understand the risks of intoxication associated with megadose therapy of vitamin D.
Dr. Cleide de Oliveira Weingrill Sabino, from DASA in Brazil, discusses her research on vitamin D doses and the associated rise in calcium levels, which can lead to hypercalcemia.