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Can I Take Vitamin C While Breastfeeding
Yes: You can take vit c supplements while pregnant or breastfeeding but you should not exceed recommended dosing. You will get more with eating lots of fruits and vegetables high in vitamin c. Our bodies absorb vitamins much better when presented in unprocessed foods. Plus if you are taking a multivitamin everyday that will also have vitamin c in it. Too many vtiamin supplements are not good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Daily: Taking 500mg once daily is good.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not at all: Most adults need 5-8000 iu of D3 a day during fall and winter months to get adequate D. It is possible to get D from sun in spring & summer if you get enough sun. D is best absorbed with or after a meal. Vit C can be taken any time and it is totally safe to take C, D and all other vitamins together. If this was not safe then multivitamins would not be popular and beneficial! ...Read more
Don't do it: It won't work, and I also hope you won't try to lighten your skin in any other way. Topical agents will disfigure you. In the usa, judging a person by skin color is the height of ignorance, and this is becoming the norm worldwide. Stay fit to look good, learn useful skills to be effective at work and with others, and enjoy whatever genetic skin tone mother nature gave you. ...Read more
Yes: You don't say which antibiotic but I am unaware of any adverse interactions between vitamin c and any antibiotics. If you are on an antibiotic you have an infection and vit c generally helps our immune system fight infections. I advise 1-2000 mg 2-3x/day for most people with infections. I also recommend probiotics during and after antibioitics, esp. One with scachromyces boulardii like florastar. ...Read more
Possibly: Lybrel is combo of estrogen & progesterone. If spotting occurs early or midcycle, pill may not have enough estrogen; if occurs later, pill may not have enough progesterone. Discuss with gyn. Vitamin c & other vitamins/minerals may be helpful in heavy bleeding (k, a, b, & d & iron). Believed that vitamin c strengthens fragile blood vessels to prevent heavy bleeding. ...Read more
Is it okay if I take vitamin C 1000mg I'm just worried I might overdose in vit. C because I'm taking multivitamins and foods that contain vitamin C?
Can I take vitamin C while taking amoxicillin? I'd like to take about 5000 mg. Also, it's okay to take b-complex and iron while taking amoxicillin?
Yes, yes, yes, also: It is totally fine to take amoxicillin, b-complex and iron while taking amoxicillin. I also strongly advise anyone taking Amoxicillin or any other antibiotics to take a good quality probiotic such as culturelle, jarro-dophilu or dr. Ohira's as well as sacchromyces boulardii in products like florastar, both during ; after to prevent anti-biotic associated diarrhea and replenish your friendly flora. ...Read more
Irritation: Both can irritate your stomach and give you other GI distress symptoms. Unless you have a clinical deficiency of these vitamins, you should stop taking them. They are not really doing your body any good, despite the propaganda in the media. ...Read more
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