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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have chrons can i take vitamin b12?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: In fact, it might be a good idea. Crohn's patients who do not have good control may have trouble absorbing B12 in the termal ileum. Your physician is a good guide here.
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Highland, IN
A 32-year-old female asked:

Can i take vitamin B12 with my medication ?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
What medication?: You haven't supplied any info about the medication you're talking about. Although the risk to your health would be low, it's hard to answer correctly without that info. Some meds shouldn't be combined with B12 for absorption reasons, etc. If you want us to try again, re-ask and include the medication you're wondering about.
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Port Neches, TX
A 41-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to take vitamin b12?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Depends on why...: Also, depends on dose. If a person has a very balanced diet, then he may not need to take a daily vitamin because his foods contain enough. Doctors may recommend each person take a multivitamin because many people don't have a truly balanced diet. Some people need extra vitamin D, vitamin B12, calcium, folate, omega-3, etc..., depending on individual issues. Usually, there are no side effects.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

What amount vitamin B12 should I take?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 38 years experience
Depends: At your age if your intestinal track works okay you eat fish, chicken or meat at least three times a week, and you don't take any medicines like a proton pump inhibitor like Prilosec for heartburn then you probably don't need any extra B12. Your doctor can confirm if you need.
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