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Centrum Kids Medication
My mom has arthiritis problem and she is 53 years. Suffering for very long term. Currently not under any medication. Can she take centrum 50+ tablets?
Yes: There should not be a problem with her taking Centrum vitamin tablets for peolpe 50+. ...Read more
Is centrum silver safe to take with high blood pressure medications or should they be taken seperately?
Safe to combine: Centrum vitamins can be taken with any and all meds safely. ...Read more
I'm 29 yrs old &weigh 99 kilo &anaemic so I take centrum vitamins & about to start neocell super collagen +c. Should I stick to these medications?
Dietary supplements and vitamins can help but more importantly you need to find out WHY you are anemic. There are many reasons for anemia such as iron deficiency or possibly genetic causes. You need a thorough workup. Also what is your BMI? That may be more relevant than your absolute weight. Happy to discuss as a virtual consult.
Best of luck! ...Read more
What happens if there are any dangerous toxicity from nutrients in centrum for kids for taking this much a day?
Not ideal: While it's not the ideal vitamin, if they took one a day, there is not enough of anything in it to be in the "toxic" range. That being said, I would recommend a children's vitamin going forward. ...Read more
They can help w: Nturitional deficiencies but the multiple vitamins will not cause you to gain weight. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds. ...Read more
No: But I would avoid any product that contained FD&C colors (such as Yellow 6 Lake), as these are aluminum based. Please read the ingredients. Stannous Chloride is tin. Nickelous sulfate is nickle. I do not think these belong in a multivitamin. Titanium dioxide is also an ingredient. It has no nutritional value. Why is it in there? ...Read more
Yes: All vitamins can be helpful in helping one live longer and better- not just centrum silver. But that is a reputable multi vitamin brand. ...Read more
Is 4000 mg of vitime d and one centrum silver pill a day to much vitime d will it raise calsum leavel?
Not too much, no:
Most adults need 5000-8000 iu of Vit D per day to attain optimal blood levels of 50-80. 4400 iu of D per day is quite safe. See http://tinyurl. Com/2chkcer
Vit D increases calcium absorption but doesn't affect serum calcium, which is controlled by the parathyroid gland. It's ideal to take Vit K with D. There are MUCH better multivits than Centrum silver-see http://tinyurl. Com/mzrkbx8 and comment: ...Read more
I accidentally bought a Centrum Silver Men50+. I am a 43 yr. Old male and i'd like to know if taking these capsules of centrum is okay?
Centrum men/ silver+:
Comparing centrum men vs centrum silver 50+:
50+ contains less Vit A which can accumulate in the body, and you get from diet ; less Vit K another fat soluble vit (diet greens) no iron (you get it from your diet and you don't have a period), no tin, less selenium, less lycopene (both have small amount) The centrum silver has a bit lutein for eyes, not an issue. F/u w/doc if vits are needed. ...Read more
Not the greatest: Centrum is better than some but I would never call it "high quality" as many of its ingredients are present in inadequate doses or in forms that are poorly absorbed (such as magnesium oxide) or proven to be unhealthy (such as synthetic vit e, artificial colors that contain toxic aluminum ; hydrogenated oils). There are many much better options- see http://bit. Ly/18xyule ; http://bit. Ly/1b36cq0. ...Read more
Centrum semiovale: Is white matter of the brain. It is found underneath the grey matter on the surface of the cerebrum. It is synonymous with cerebral white matter. White matter is thought to largely have a communicating and coordinating function. It is composed largely of myelin...fat/lipid laden tissue. It affects how the brain learns and functions, acting as a relay and coordinating communication. ...Read more
It's not, but...: It's just vitamins. If your friend is given to acting-out by taking pills, next time it may be something that might actually hurt him/her. Especially, if your friend is considering self-harm, you might be the person to realize this before the most dangerous thing -- withdrawal from friends -- happens. ...Read more
I have a friend who is 18 years old who is taking centrum silver 50+ please tell me if this. Is this bad for him. If so, why?
Probably Not: Probably not, because the vitamin mix is not so far removed from his needs that it should hurt. But also may not be needed. ...Read more
What to do if I have a friend who is 18 years old and is taking centrum silver 50+ please tell me if this is bad for him and how and why!!?
No: As far as vitamins go this will not hurt anyone. Most of the product ends up in the urine within 24 hours if the person is not vitamin deficient. It is not advertized as being formulated for his age group but with these products that does not matter. It is quite difficult for anyone to be vitamin deficient when healthy foods are readily available. Most people need no supplements anyway. ...Read more
Men have different health needs: Than women. The supplement for women's health that deals with hormonal balance is not the same as the ones used to support men's prostate health. On the other hand, many of the ingredients in centrum is too low to be effective in either sex. So, it may not matter. This also goes for many of the costco multivitamin formulations, unless it's from a reputable brand that has higher rda's. ...Read more
Well formulated: It is a well formulated vitamin, meaning it contains the ingredients that are essential in a multivitamin. It is hard to speak to its quality as there is no real regulation on supplements. You have to rely on reputation of the brand. It certainly won't hurt you to take it. ...Read more
Fruit and Vegetables: Centrum is a good general vitamin but there are many needed nutrients you do not get from vitamins so get lots of fruits and vegetables from all the right groups, vary the colors. You need the antioxidants in these foods as well as the vitamins they contain. A daily vitamin is not even close so eat a healthy balanced diet. ...Read more
Yes, but also...: I have no reason to doubt that centrum has what it claims on the label, but there are far better vitamins out there. For example, it has synthetic vit e, which appears to be toxic, it has magnesium in the notoriously poorly absorbed oxide form, has artificial colors, preservatives like sodium benzoate ; toxins like titanium dioxide. See http://bit. Ly/1b36cq0 for independent ratings of 101 vits. ...Read more
How much vitamins is too much? I'm taking 3 centrum, inneov and onglinex what are the signs of toxicity?
Two Types: They make two types so it depends on which one you have. The regular ones should be swallowed and the orange "chewable" ones should obviously be chewed. ...Read more
Not needed: It would be not needed and not effective. A young healthy male would not be benefited in any way from a vitamin regimen. ...Read more
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