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Does metformin lead to low levels of vitamin D3 or vitamin b over time?

Does metformin lead to low levels of vitamin D3 or vitamin b over time?

Vit B12 & others: In addition to depletion of vit b12, metformin has also been shown to deplete levels of Folic Acid and coq10 enzyme. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
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Can you take vitamin B, vitamin D and diazepam at the same Time?

Can you take vitamin B, vitamin D and diazepam at the same
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Yes: Yes, you can take those together. Most who take D do not take enough; I advise 5-8000 iu/day of Vit D3 to achieve optimal levels of 50-80. See http://tinyurl.com/2chkcer Also, if possible choose a B complex that has the L-5-MTHF form of folate as many people do much better with that then folic acid. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a vitamin b supplement, a vitamin d supplement, and a multivitamin all at the same time?

Is it safe to take a vitamin b supplement, a vitamin d supplement, and a multivitamin all at the same time?

Do not over do it: Most what you take if above normal use goes in the urine and if it is too much could have some side effects. ...Read more

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Can you over does on vitamin D3 or b vitamins?

Can you over does on vitamin D3 or b vitamins?

Yes vit D3 no B vits: Vitamin d is a fat soluble vitamin. It is theoretically possible to reach a toxic level which is greater than 100 . I have never seen this in my medical practice however. B vitamins are water soluble and any excess is excreted through the urine. Folic acid in its natural form--folinic acid is okay. Excess synthetic folate has been linked to cancer. ...Read more

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Is 1000iu the daily dosage I should be taking (vitamin d3) i'm currently also taking vitamin b complex & panax ginseng. I'm 23.

Is 1000iu the daily dosage I should be taking (vitamin d3) i'm currently also taking vitamin b complex & panax ginseng. I'm 23.

It depends...: This depends on how much vit d you get from the sun. In spring & summer about 10 minutes of exposure to midday sun allows us to make enough d if you don't use sunscreen. In fall & winter months most adults need 5-8000 iu/day to achieve optimal levels of vit d. Testing your d levels can help you determine your needs. See http://bit.Ly/1dc7vna for details. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

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