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In*****said I was not obsorbing the vitamins I was taking do to my Gastric bypass. She put me on liquid Vitamins PENDING an app. with an Endocrinologist (sorry I can't spell) things happenedto where I could not see the Endo. until May of 2015 and the Pharm would not fill the prescription pending dosage by the Endo. the middle of Feb 2016 I went to the er with dizzyness and passing out. they said ALL vitomin levels were below critical. I have had these symptoms ever since. WHAT DID THEY DO TO ME?

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

Just vitamins and proventil for copd

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Now on a good day I feel like I have had 3 shots of whisky befor I open my eyes and a bad day it's like 5-6 shots and I have to scoot down the steps on my backside. No history of any kind up untill Jan of 15

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Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago
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Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

What exactly is the problem with your filling the prescription?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The “VA” pharm. would not refill my prescription with out type of and amount of each per day
Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

Didn't your doctor specify that on the prescription?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
She was a Nurse pract. and put on refill pending Endrocrinologist recomendations. By Feb of 2015 I had to go to ER they took blood and said ALL vitamin levels were below critical.
Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

Does she know about your lab results?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The VA has been trying for three years to figure out what is wrong. They have GUESSED at everything from high BP to cardiac to Neurological, now they think Manears syndrome thats why I'm looking to you
Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

I understand, but what exactly is your question about this?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I wake up every day feeling like I have just had 3 shots of whiskey (a good day) a bad day is like I have had 5-6 shots and I have to go down my steps on my backside because I'm affraid I'll pass out or fall down them. What did going so long with no vitamins do to my body to cause these symptoms?
Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

Well going on that long with very low vitamin levels could do that but it wouldn't be permanent damage

All you need are the liquid vitamins to replenish your levels

But you need to talk to the nurse practitioner about the lab results so she can fill out the prescriptions properly

Please let me know if you need any more information

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
This is every day All day from when I wake up until I go to bed. sometimes it lightens up some times it gets worse. They have me back on the vitamins. sense 2015 at levels originally set. but the condition stays and is getting worse. I know a chemical imbalance can damage the body. I just want to know what was done and what can I do to cure or slow down progression.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I have not been able to work since June of this year because of this. I'm only 62
Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

But you haven't been on the liquid vitamins?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I have since Feb of 2015 at dosages set in Nov of 2014
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I was with out them from Jan 1, 2015 until March 1 2015
Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

So even on the liquid vitamins your levels are still low?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Oh I am on the fourth Dr since 2015, the VA changes primary care Dr's the way some people change underwear. They say my levels are still low but within normal levels.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I have gone through ALL cardio tests, seen 3 neurologist and still no answers as to whats wrong
Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

Sorry but I don't think I can help you with this

Let me opt out and have another expert help you

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
OK
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
THANKS for Trying
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