A 17-year-old male asked:
Is it helpful to take multivitamins if i have adhd & ocd , & i'm taking ritalin & zoloft (sertraline) & omega-3 supplement (efalex active 50+) ? and is it safe ?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Probably; yes: I believe it is beneficial for most people to take multivitamins. It's also probably useful for anyone taking most pharmaceuticals. Studies show mutivits. Can have a positive benefit on mood, esp. Those high in b complex: http://bit.Ly/1lu4aou
multivitamins are very safe- see http://bit.Ly/18xyule
there is no guarantee multivitamins will help but an excellent chance a quality one can be of value.
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