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Does Centrum Silver Actually Make You Live Longer
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
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 ?
Is equate multi vitamin for over 50 the generic form of centrum as good for you and how long will it take to start working?
Can i take centrum multivita , folic acid & priorin n at a same time for good hair growth? I want to have long thick hair.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Ask the manufacturer: Ask the manufacturer why they put it in the centrum silver. ...Read more
Is it ok for a healthy postmenopausal woman to take centrum silver vitamins which contain 8 mg of itron?
If I'm taking Areds Preservision tablets and centrum silver for women , is it ok to take true vision for weight loss?
Vitamins: I didn't think there would be any trouble to take that but I was just should've probably taken too many vitamins and you are spending a considerable amount of money without doing it any increasing benefit ...Read more
My husband didn't look at the label when I send him to get a vitamin for me and bought Centrum Silver 50+ I'm 45 can I take it?
Yes: Those are just advertising gimmicks. There is really no medical difference in which supplements you take. More importantly, how is your diet? Always better to consume vitamins from their natural sources. That way you get the fiber and phytochemicals as well. If eating a balanced diet you prob don't need to take vitamins ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 want to take Centrum Silver multivitamins. The ingredients on the box say it has acacia in in. I have allergies to the acacia tree. Is it the same?
Yes and no, but...: Acacia does come from acaia trees, but even if you are allergic to the pollen of acacia trees it does not mean you'd react to acacia in the vitamin. BUT there are many multivits that are FAR better than Centrum Silver. For my detailed critique of Centrum see http://tinyurl.com/mzrkbx8 For independent ratings of 101 brands of multivits see http://multivitaminguide.org/ Any of the top 35 are great. ...Read more
Taking centrum silver chewable vitamins for 57 days, feel worse, tired, anxiety, aching all over. Stopped & now feeling better, any thoughts why ?
A couple of thoughts: Normally multiple vitamins are well tolerated if taking according to package instructions. Chewable vitamins must be chewed completely before swallowing. Also, some people don't tolerate certain components in multiple vitamins such as calcium. There could also be adverse interactions if taking other medications such as ibuprofen/naproxen, antibiotics including sulfa, diuretics, retinoids. Stay off ...Read more
I am 16 year old boy soon to be 17, i eat 6 meals per day, is it okay to take an omega 3 pill with a centrum silver multivitamin at same time together?
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