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A 27-year-old female asked:

Safe to take my levothyroxine , prenatal vit not preggo, magnesium tablet, co q 10, fish oil and biotin on a daily all spaced out throughout the day ?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: These are all safe to take daily. Levothyroixine should be on empty stomach in morning. I advise prenatal, biotin and CoQ10 after breakfast, then fish oil after lunch or dinner. Magnesium (best as glycinate or taurate) best in evening at least 2 hours after dinner. Take a quality prenatal, ideally one with the L-5-MTHF form of folate (folic acid) (Pure Encapsulations and Designs For Health make great ones).
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker commented
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
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While this is a good program, I advise everyone to supplement with additional - 5-8000 iu/day of Vit D3 in fall and winter months. You may not need to if you spend enough time in the mid-day sun from April to Sept. without sunscreen. Your prenatal will have some D but not enough, esp. for fall and winter. See http://drhyman.com/blog/2010/08/24/vitamin-d-why-you-are-probably-not-getting-enough/
Apr 13, 2015

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