A 18-year-old male asked:
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would it be fine to take 3 or more different multivitamins and food supplement at a time???

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe ok, unless...: It is ok to take several multivitamins and supplements at the same time, UNLESS those vitamins and supplements are not needed (because the person is already getting enough of those items via his foods and drinks). So, the answer depends on knowing what is needed, and what's in each tablet. If there is not a vitamin deficiency, then one should not take more than the total daily recommended amount.
Answered on Jun 13, 2017
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Unnecessary.: Vitamins and supplements in general are meant to fortify a healthy varied meal plan, not to singularly make you healthy. One dose of multivitamin daily along with a healthy varied meal plan should be just fine, unless you're specifically deficient in something, such as vitamin D or B12.
Answered on Jun 13, 2017

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Best to pick a: time that is easy to remember and when you will actually have time to take them. It can be day or night.
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Dr. Joyce Pastore
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Vitamins: If you can tolerate it, take the multivitamin on an empty stomach one hour before a meal.
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If it doesn't ..: bother you. There are no worrisome reported interactions between these supplements, so if it doesn't upset your GI tract to take them together, it is ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Yes: Yes, under your doctor's supervision.
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