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can I take metformin with vitamins

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
OK but...: As far as i can tell metformin does not interact with vitamins but you will likely get more benefit from you prenatal vitamin by taking it earlier in ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, you may: As long as you are not on Coumadin or warfarin, vitamin k is fine to take with metformin.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, but also...: Yes, but if if you are on prevastatin it is essential to take coq10 (100 mg of a well-absorbed form) only take natural e with mixed tocopherols- do no ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
No. : Metformon and Folic Acid don't interact. Women of childbearing age should take Folic Acid to reduce the incidence of neural tube defects. Continue as ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Sure: If metformin doesn't upset your stomach, cascara can, but is useful for a very irritating cathartic.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
yes: No interactions between them.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe (not) . . .: It's always best to read directions/instructions that came w/medication and ask both pharmacist & prescribing doctors about any questions you might ha ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Certainly: No problem
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Phentermine: No. Phentermine is a very dangerous and ineffective medication that not only will not lead to any real or lasting weight loss but puts your brain at r ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There should not be any problems, glucophage (metformin) is prescribed for diabetes.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
You can: There is no concerning interaction between these two medications.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Why?: It won't help you, and there are no scientific studies about safety. Don't put things in your body when you don't know what they are or what they will ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably ok: But some labels suggest avoiding dairy intake two hours before or after taking the vitamin. This could be due to an increased likelihood of GI intole ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
No interaction.: There is no known interaction.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Best wishes. I hope the fluoxetine is helpful.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes unless pregnant: It is safe to take fenugreek and a prenatal vitamin. Fenugreek has many benefits. Due to estrogen-like properties it can enhance lactation, reduce men ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: These can be taken together but i would clarify with your doctor why you are taking inositol and what it is supposed to help.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes..: You may. No interaction between the two found in the literature.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends: I do not know of interactions between coffee & supplements, but coffee is known to adversely interact with several medicines, including thyroid hormon ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes you can eat some thing ( not on empty stomach ).
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: you can.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Why?: Vitamin d, in the proper amount, is fine. B12 won't be absorbed. Cla is a waste of money - so i'm not sure one answer is sufficient. Only way to lose ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There is no drug interaction
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