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A 39-year-old member asked:

is it safe to take multivitamins and also vitamin a and d?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Depends: Any water soluble vitamin can be tolerated in excess doses. These would be c, b's. Vitamin a, k, d and e are fat soluble so can accumulate to dangerous levels if taken in excess of approved doses. Read labels and stay at or below the daily requirements of the fat solubles. See http://www.Ext.Colostate.Edu/pubs/foodnut/09315.Html.

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