Principal Proposed Uses
- Infants birth to age 1 year: 400 IU
- 1-70 years: 600 IU
- 70 years and older: 800 IU
- Pregnant or nursing women: 600 IU
What Is the Scientific Evidence for Vitamin D?
- Infants 0-6 months: 1,000 IU
- Infants 6-12 months: 1,500 IU
- 1-3 years old: 2,500 IU
- 4-8 years old: 3,000 IU
- 9 years and older: 4,000 IU
- Pregnant or nursing women: 4,000 IU
Interactions You Should Know About
- You may need extra vitamin D if you are taking certain drugs, such as:
- Primidone (Mysoline)
- Valproic acid (Depakene)
- Phenytoin (Dilantin)
- Cimetidine (Tagamet)
- Isoniazid (INH)
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