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Harlingen, TX
A 21-year-old male asked:

Can i take citracal calcium+d3 vitamins with some cod liver oil? i heard it might be too much vitamin d?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
Too much likely: It is likely too much Vitamin D which can be toxic. Stop the cod liver oil and stay on the citracal calcium with D3.
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Vitamin D: The recommended amount of vitamin D per day is 1000unit (if your vitamin D level is normal), now the food you eat have vit D too so count the amount of bit D you take from ur food roughly and take the rest in form of a supplement, so if you are taking more than 1000-2000 unit a day you could develop toxicity. Cod liver oil has been linked to increase the death rate by 18% especially because of
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Provided original answer
high content of Vit A level.
Oct 4, 2014

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