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vitamin b6 toxicity

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Stop taking extra b6: It is extremely difficult to develop B6 toxicity from food. If someone is genuinely toxic from too much b6, the simple answer is to stop the suppleme ... Read More
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Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Discontinue B6: High doses of vitamin b6 can, over time, be toxic, and may result in nerve damage or numbness and tingling in the extremities that may eventually be i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
These: According to natural standard: arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm), skin reactions (such as acne, allergic reactions, and photosensitivity), gastrointe ... Read More
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
And with that......: It's difficult to become toxic on a water soluble vitamin when your body can flush out the excess easily in the urine. If someone is genuinely b6 tox ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Vitamin b6, when taken usual therapeutic dose, is not toxic. It can cause significant adverse effects, however, if you take too much of it for a prolo ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Reeves
30 years experience Neurology
Some may fade....: When there is tingling, that may fade with time once poisoning with B6 stops. However, because B6 is toxic to the sensory ganglia and causes permanen ... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Waldo Acebo
31 years experience Family Medicine
None: Vit b6 is hydrosoluble, any extra you take, it will be eliminated.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Your body does not produce B vitamins. Consult Healthtap.com primary care doctor in person for specific diagnosis advice
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: What was result of testing? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Yes: Problems with peripheral nerves and/or spinal cord issues, seem nonexistent, below total daily dose of 400 mg.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends on age: Recommended dietary allowances (rdas) for vitamin b6 age male female pregnancy lactation birth to 6 months 0.1 mg* 0.1 mg* 7–12 months 0.3 ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
From excessive doses: In general, vitamin b6 is extremely safe and well-tolerated, though it may cause stomach upset in some (esp. If taken without food.However, taking hig ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
It shouldn't: How much are you taking? Why are you even supplementing? Do you know you have a deficiency? Stop taking it if you don't know for sure you have a defic ... Read More
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