Vitamin D supplementation improves health of tuberculosis patients

The effect of vitamin D as supplementary treatment in patients with moderately advanced pulmonary tuberculous lesion.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of vitamin D supplementation in tuberculosis patients. 67 patients were given either vitamin D or a placebo. The results showed that all patients receiving vitamin D supplementation had “sputum conversion”, which is an analysis indicating that tuberculosis patients are cured. Further details can be found in the study.
Nursyam EW, Amin Z, Rumende CM. The effect of vitamin D as supplementary treatment in patients with moderately advanced pulmonary tuberculous lesion. Acta Med Indones. 2006 Jan-Mar;38(1):3-5.



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