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is it ok to take prenatal vitamins at night

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamal Mourad
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes!: While its ok to take vitamins at night without food. It's important to remember that certain vitamins are far soluble. That means that they will not b ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Don't take at night!: This isn't exactly "normal" but not unheard of, as prenatal vits have B complex which can be stimulating & can cause insomnia. Just because you ta ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: But biotin deficiency is rare and biotin readily available from dietary sources so that the need for the supplement is questionable, especially in suc ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Maybe iron.: Prenatal vitamins have more iron in them than regular vitamins which may be upsetting your stomach. You could taking the vitamin as half after breakf ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: however, I suggest not taking them on an empty stomach.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes for most but...: This depends on which supplements. Many people find b vitamins to be stimulating. Certain herbs and Amino Acids (ginseng, tyrosine) are stimulating as ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: but may wish to do in morning when up and about and eating since the pills can be irritating
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Consistent am/pm ok: Am or pm , when you take consistently take around almost same time , irrespective of morning or evening. But don't take them as supplemets for long pe ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Should be no problem.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
10 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Anytime: Biotin is in most foods already so you are taking some all the time. It is very safe. That being said most people with a regular diet do not need extr ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vitamins: Yes, you can take a multivitamin and biotin at the same time. In fact, your multi may have biotin in it. You can take up to 5, 000mcg (5mg) of biotin ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes if not pregnant: Metronidazole is not safe to take in first trimester of pregnancy but if you are not pregnant and taking Metronidazole you can take it while taking p ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Yes: No adverse effect or safety issues regarding the taking of vitamins with beer. However, excesses of either not recommended and potentially detrimental ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Many (not all) multivitamins contain a small amount of iron but if you have low iron you many well benefit from an iron supplement. Iron bis-glycinate ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not best plan...: Some vitamins are not safe in pregnancy in high doses. For this reason its best to avoid regular adult vitamins because the dose may be too high. T ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: But talk to your doctor about continuing Nexium (esomeprazole) if you are pregnant.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not if you: consistently remember to take them at that time and it can become part of a routine. Take care.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: totally safe
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: If you have good sleep habits and have tried healthy things and are avoiding night time exercise and alcohol and your doctor has prescribed them it sh ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamins: Yes.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Flinstones : The question is if they are really needed. A healthy well balanced diet is generally all that is needed. If there is a specific vitamin deficiency or ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Yes: While taken often for "energy and metabolism" B12 takes a long time to be absorbed. I don't recommend any particular time for taking b vitamins.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
No: Please know that any/all supplements are not fda approved;not even looked at ! be careful , why risk your baby for any of the "supplements"?
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
22 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Antibiotics and multivitamins do not interact per se, unless you get GI upset from both. There are, however, lots of studies suggesting multivitamins ... Read More
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