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A 38-year-old member asked:

Would it be safe for an adult to take children's vitamins?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: Since most don't need them anyway, consumption of children's vitamins has no risk for adults.That fraction that is not needed or used is passed into the urine within a day.

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Is it safe to take a lot of children's vitamins?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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No: It is never safe to overdose anything.Even high vitamin doses may have serious, dangerous side effects.

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