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When does a child need a children's multivitamin?

When does a child need a children's multivitamin?

Multivits in kids: You will likely get a range of answers for this question, but I generally recommend that parents use a multivitamin at 1-2 years of age, and that it include adequate amounts of Vitamin D. ...Read more

Multivitamin (Definition)

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Can I give a child becozyme as multivitamin? The child's age 10-11?

Can I give a child becozyme as multivitamin? The child's age 10-11?

Yes: It is not generally harmful but children with a cough benefit from vi tamins a, d, and c when they have a cough. Most multi-vitamins will have a ; d. Bencozyme-c has added vitamin c. See sinus survival by robert ivker for excellent suggestions for dealing with chronic coughs. A good night sleep, healthy meals, exercise and fun helps, too. ...Read more

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What benefits can a multivitamin provide to an autistic child?

What benefits can a multivitamin provide to an autistic child?

Autism/vitamins: The committee on nutrition of the academy of pediatrics recommends a daily multivitamin for all children. There is no proven link between vitamin deficiency and autism and therefore, there would not be any special benefit expected for autistic children ...Read more

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Are gummy multivitamins safe for my child to take daily?

Are gummy multivitamins safe for my child to take daily?

Multivitamins: Children who are at least 3 years or older have achieved good chewing techniques that will make it safe for them to chew their vitamin tablets or gummies. Just make sure that they completely chew the pill before they get involved in any physical activity to prevent them from choking and possibly aspirating any unchewed portions.. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a multivitamin everyday? I'm not on any medication. And also, are they effective?

Is it safe to take a multivitamin everyday? I'm not on any medication. And also, are they effective?

Yes it is and needed: In addition to a balance diet of Complex Carbs, Quality Proteins (plant and/or animal) and Essential Fats, a quality MVI (multivitamin) is an important consideration & is effective. Because our soils have been possibly over-farmed, we are losing some of the nutrient value of the produce grown. And, for that reason, along with the fact that most people eat a SAD (Standard American Diet), a MVI (multivitamin) should be added. ...Read more

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My baby is 3 month old & his dr told to give multivitamin drops daily in addition to calcimax drops. Is that good & safe 4 my child? Pls help

My baby is 3 month old & his dr told to give multivitamin drops daily in addition to calcimax drops. Is that good & safe 4 my child? Pls help

Vitamins in infant: It depends on your method of feeding? If you breast feed vitamin d 400 units should be used. If using one of the major brand formulas no supplemental vitamins are necessary. ...Read more

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Which benefits can a multivitamin provide to a child with autism?

Which benefits can a multivitamin provide to a child with autism?

Nothing specific: There is no evidence based studies that show these kids benefit from the various supplements offered from a variety of sources. The fda does not regulate the supplement industry for proof of claims or effectiveness. They can claim anything they want. ...Read more

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Why should we consider waiting until a child reaches age 4 to start giving a multivitamin supplement?

Not sure.: I have my patients start multivitamins at 1 year of age or earlier if they are breast fed. That is also because there is no fluoride in the water in NJ and we start fluoride supplementation here at the age of 6 months. Some docs prescribe fluoride alone, but most do a multivitamin with fluoride (in NJ). If I were in another state, I would still recommend the vitamins. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take multivitamins with xanax (alprazolam)? . Better yet is it safe to take multivitamins with any medication since it's vitamins and not medication?

Yes, it's safe: It is safe and there are no interactions. The use of multivitamins is so ingrained in our society. If you eat healthy and right, there is no need to take and spend money on all those multivitamins. Your food has them. You can google the latest studies on multivitamins and you'll be surprised. ...Read more

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Can I take 1 a day multivitamins while on heart and blood thinner medication?

Can I take 1 a day multivitamins while on heart and blood thinner medication?

Depends: If you are taking coumadin (warfarin) you need to avoid vitamin k. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is Colace (docusate sodium) (Docusate 100 mg) safe in 31 week pregnancy? My prenatal multivitamin has Docusate as well. Is there any safer medication for constipation?

Is Colace (docusate sodium) (Docusate 100 mg) safe in 31 week pregnancy? My prenatal multivitamin has Docusate as well. Is there any safer medication for constipation?

That is safe: Constipation can be an issue during pregnancy. So the docusate is important to reduce the amount of strain or vasalva pressure you put on your entire system when you're constipated and trying to have a BM. So you are safe to keep constipation at bay by taking a stool softener (docusate). ...Read more

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I'm 22 yrs old male 77kg. I take oxycodone, bromazepam, multivitamins, xanax (alprazolam).... I know these medications kill my liver. What medications should I take to save my liver? Thank you

I'm 22 yrs old male 77kg. I take oxycodone, bromazepam, multivitamins, xanax (alprazolam).... I know these medications kill my liver. What medications should I take to save my liver? Thank you

I think at this: Point the major issue is not what you should take in addition to your current drugs - but rather what medications can be removed from your current medication regimen. Work together to optimize these medications. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I combine diabetes drugs and multivitamins at the same time?

Can I combine diabetes drugs and multivitamins at the same time?

Yes: The diabetes drugs are probably essential, the vitamins probably don't help anything but may make you feel better emotionally, get the cheapest ones you can, as they're all essentially the same and take them only with meals. Eat a healthy diet, and you probably don't need them. ...Read more

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Is it important to give my baby a multivitamin?

Is it important to give my baby a multivitamin?

No: Actually the only question is whether there is enough vitamin d in everyone's breast milk. To be safe, it is recommended that breast fed babies be given a vitamin d supplement which can be given alone or as part of a multivitamin. The other vitamins in the multivitamins are not currently seen to be necessary. ...Read more

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My iron level was low before baby I was taken ironand multivitamin tablets during my pragnancyand aftr nw I have vry high level of iron how I low this?

My iron level was low before baby I was taken ironand multivitamin tablets during my pragnancyand aftr nw I have vry high level of iron how I low this?

Anemia: You likely had low iron levels before pregnancy because of extra blood in your menses. During pregnancy your menses cease and iron has time to store up in your body. If you continued taking iron during your pregnancy you likely have extra stored up. It would be best to stop taking iron for now and restart when your primary doctor advises. ...Read more

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Is there a drug interaction between etoposide and multivitamins?

Is there a drug interaction between etoposide and multivitamins?

Etoposide & vit E: Altho there are potential benefits of using vit e with cancer agents, there are also potential interactions with those that work by generating oxygen species to damage cancer dna & proteins. It is therefore advised not to use vitamin E during chemotherapy until it is researched further. Ask oncologist about other vitamins. ...Read more

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Picky eater not a veggie\fruit lover during 32w pregnant. Not a varied diet but overall healthy. Take daily multivitamins. Concern for baby?

Picky eater not a veggie\fruit lover during 32w pregnant. Not a varied diet but overall healthy. Take daily multivitamins. Concern for baby?

Ok: If you have been a picky eater all your life there is not much you can do now. Ideally, a balanced, varied diet during pregnancy is recommended, but in your case it seems like you are doing the best you can. ...Read more

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My baby is 5 months old and she's g6pd...is it ok for her to take multivitamins and ascorbic acid?

My baby is 5 months old and she's g6pd...is it ok for her to take multivitamins and ascorbic acid?

Supplements: I would suggest you always discuss with your child's doctor any supplements you may want to give. A pharmacist can be helpful also. ...Read more

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Mvi (Definition)

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