Protective Effect of Vitamin-D Supplementation in Patients of Acute Coronary Syndrome During COVID-19 Pandemic
et al., Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Sciences,
Prospective study of 40 acute coronary syndrome patients in Pakistan, 20 given a single dose of 200,000IU vitamin D, showing lower incidence of COVID-19 in the following 2 months.
risk of symptomatic case, 88.9% lower, RR 0.11, p = 0.11, treatment 0 of 20 (0.0%), control 4 of 20 (20.0%), NNT 5.0, relative risk is not 0 because of continuity correction due to zero events (with reciprocal of the contrasting arm).
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Jabeen et al., 11 May 2022, prospective, Pakistan, peer-reviewed, 7 authors, dosage 200,000IU single dose.