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Are gummy vitamins good

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes and no: They have enough Folic Acid to be helpful, but they lack iron. Supplemental iron is very important. Many women start pregnancy with low iron already, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes!: They are just as good and easier for many people to take. Yummy!
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Several types: There are several brands of "gummi" vitamins for adults as well as some generic "one a day" which are smaller sized. Check with your pharmacist.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Time to train: Many kids can jump this hurdle if they make enough effort. I have had parents train their 2 yo to take pills, but many adults still have issues. I lik ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
I am not familiar: W/that brand but the word "gummy" is interesting. Please look on the label to see if the vitamins contain corn syrup, sugar, and other additives. If ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask pharmacist: Your local pharmacist can look at each specific brand and verify that they can be crushed.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : A vitamin like centrum one a day for women’s multivitamin
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dailey
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: B12 is essential. I know of no side effects.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Good question: B17, laetril, amygdalin is extracted from apricot seed that contain cyanide. It is touted as a cancer cure. If you want to know more look it up in wik ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends...: Since you are pregnant i'd advise a quality prenatal vitamin. A fish oil supplement featuring dha is also important during pregnancy. Most people bene ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : At about 1000 mg /day or a bit less.
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