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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.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
17 years experience Pharmacology
B6: B-6 is used in the production of red blood cells.
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Dr. Allen Lewis
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Many things: Vitamin b6 in it's activated formed call pyridoxal-5-phosphate (p5p) is the cofactor in many biochemical pathways in the body involved in production o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Yes: Probably, the risk begins over 300 mg a day, but becomes riskier over 400 mg a day. The issues involve peripheral nerve and /or spinal cord, with num ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
??: Right off hand i can't say what dietary source there is but green leafy veggies would be a good bet the easy answer is using a supplement the bi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nader Roheny
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: There would not be any harm in taking vitamin B6 by either sexes. but there are very few medical situations that people need to take Vit.B6 supplemen ... Read More
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
You do not need: To be a mathematician to eat! if you eat god made food you will get all your vitamins. B6 administration should be used when it is recognized by a pro ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
B6 or pyridoxine: (and related compounds) is a coenzyme which performs many functions facilitating many, mostly protein, reactions. Rich sources include fish, beef live ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not exactly but...: This depends on what you mean by overdose. I think of overdose as a single high dose causing harm, in which case taking a large single dose of b6 will ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
100 milligrams: Adults ages 19 to 50 need 1.3 milligrams of vitamin b6 daily, while older women need 1.5 milligrams and senior men need 1.7 milligrams. Don’t take mor ... Read More

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