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can adults take childrens vitamins

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Since most don't need them anyway, consumption of children's vitamins has no risk for adults.That fraction that is not needed or used is passed into t ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
4: Usually 4. Just double the 4 year old child dose. Adult dose is the same as for a 12 year old. Hope that helps.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Kids vitamins are safe for adults. They are seldom needed & often leave your body in less than 24hr. People in the us have the most expensive urine in ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: That would be OK. You only need to take the Iron if you are deficient in Iron or if you are anemic.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
In the past, many…: …docs would have answered "no" with the explanation that a nutritious diet should be adequate. Today, however, many docs feel vitamins are beneficial: ... Read More
A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Yes.: Yes childrens vitamins. Take it in the morning.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
There are no: such thing as appetite vitamins. Start eating small meals frequently throughout the day and it will help boost your appetite.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Chewable vitamin: There are chewable vitamins for adults. Try centrum chewables. Tastes ok.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Never: A number of recent studies have raised serious questions about taking multi-vitamins. You or your child should not be taking synthetic vitamins, or an ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not a good idea: How about a trial of centrum chewables for adult!

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