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Does Metformin Lead To Low Levels Of Vitamin D3 Or Vitamin B Over Time
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
Yes: There is no contraindication.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to take a vitamin b supplement, a vitamin d supplement, and a multivitamin all at the same time?
Hi Would being on the medication metformin contribute to leg cramps? If so would Vitamin B help the cramping? Thank you
Why does my heart race laying down. On metformin er. Snythroid, metoporal, prevasttin, and klonopin. Vitamin d def .Recent heart workup normal.
It really shouldn't : Recommend some further evaluation if problematic.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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