vitamin D intoxication

vitamin D intoxication

A condition that occurs in those who either self-prescribe megadoses of vitamin D or consume excess dairy products.

Clinical findings
Anorexia, headaches, muscle weakness, nausea, thirst, organ damage (heart, liver, kidney due to calcium deposition); infants given excess vitamin D may develop atheromas, mental retardation, facial dysmorphia, kidney damage, infections, suffer failure to thrive, or die.

vitamin D intoxication

Hypervitaminosis D, vitamin D toxicity Metabolism A condition that follows megadoses of vitamin D, or excess dairy product consumption Clinical Anorexia, headaches, muscle weakness, nausea, thirst, organ damage–heart, liver, kidney due to calcium deposition; infants given excess vitamin D may develop ASHD, mental retardation, facial dysmorphia, kidney damage, infections, FTT, death. See Vitamin D.
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Vitamin D intoxication is defined as 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels >150 ng/ml (374 nmol/l) and is only found in individuals taking in excess of 40 000 IU per day.
4) Vitamin D intoxication can be iatrogenic, due to self medication or accidental with over fortification of milk or contamination of common dietary constituents like table sugar or cooking oil.
However, even in the absence of definitive evidence to establish the responsible metabolite, the wealth of animal studies and human anecdotal reports of vitamin D intoxication indicate that plasma 25(OH)[D.
Vitamin D intoxication is a treatable cause of hypercalcemia.
Severe hypercalcemia due to vitamin D intoxication.
Vitamin D intoxication associated with an over-the-counter supplement.
However, they've never seen vitamin D intoxication and they don't even know what it is.
Moreover, there has never been a case of vitamin D intoxication from sun exposure.
Vitamin D intoxication presenting as acute renal failure.
In case reports involving older children, hypervitaminosis D has been associated with urinary tract infections and one case report linked vitamin D intoxication in a 4-month-old to nephrocalcinosis without renal impairment.
Keep in mind that vitamin D intoxication doesn't occur until daily doses exceed 10,000 IU, Dr.
Vitamin D intoxication should not be an issue unless the individual has regular dosages in excess of 10,000 IU per day.