A 20-year-old female asked:
If i take fish oil, prenatal, and multi vitamins daily along with a weight loss supplement, am i over doing it? or am i okay?
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Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
OK unless pregnant: Prenatal vitamins ARE multivitamins so taking a prenatal AND multi is redundant but unlikely to be toxic unless you become pregnant, as is hazardous to take more than 10,000 iu of pre-formed Vit A in early pregnancy (beta carotene is OK). So if the 2 together have more than 10,000 iu stop the multi BEFORE pregnancy. Also DO NOT take weight loss sups if pregnant. But add Vit D- take total 5000 iu.
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Pediatrics 31 years experience
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Last updated Oct 6, 2015
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