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A 27-year-old female asked:

I don't have an iron deficiency that i know of. is it dangerous to take a multivitamin with 18mg of iron? i didn't realize i bought the one with iron.

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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Cosmetic Dentistry 33 years experience
Not dangerous.: Iron supplements for women, in reasonable dosages, are not harmful. For men, there has been a link to heart attacks and so multivitamins specifically for men should not contain iron.

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Last updated Sep 27, 2013

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