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What form/dosage of B12 should I take daily?

What form/dosage of B12 should I take daily?

Vegan?: If you eat fish, chicken or meat regularly, you probably don't need to supplement at all if you are vegan, you do. Ask your doctor to check your B12 levels to know if you are deficient. Otherwise, don't supplement. Wild fish like salmon is the healthiest source of B12 and you can eat similar fish every other day. ...Read more

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Vitamin B12 (Definition)

Vitamin B12 is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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How many mg of ibuprofen should I take to control bleeding?

How many mg of ibuprofen should I take to control bleeding?

Dont take ibuprophe: You do not take ibuprophen to control bleeding, it is not used for that indication. ...Read more

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If I have low b12, how many mcg supplement should I take per day?

What Dr prescribes: Oral B12 does not always work for deficient folks--some lack enzyme to allow absorption and need periodic shots. Should discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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Wondering how many mg of calcium and vitamin D3 should I take daily?

Wondering how many  mg of calcium and vitamin D3 should I take daily?

IT DEPENDS ON YOUR A: Dose of vitamin d is depemdant on your age, sex and your diet pre and post menopausal women 1000 mgm og calcium with 800 to 1000 units of vit d daily at age of 41 you need 1000mgm of calcium and 800 to 1000 units of vit d daily. ...Read more

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I take 40mg of pantoprazole one time each day. What OTC medicine can I take as effective alternative? What dosage of it should I take?

I take 40mg of pantoprazole one time each day. What OTC medicine can I take as effective alternative? What dosage of it should I take?

Treating Acid reflux: I always want to start with why you are not treating the underlying reason for your heart burn? Taking a medication daily just to suppress something that is abnormal seems good in a short period, but not good for long term. Do you know why you have heart burn? Do you know which foods cause this to be worse? Does your physician discuss this with you? ...Read more

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What to do if I have taken 95 mg of Valium over three days time and soon I need to take 40 mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) and straterra?

What to do if I have taken 95 mg of Valium over three days time and soon I need to take 40 mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) and straterra?

See your Dr. : you need to see your Doctor immediately , I doubt that a physician will prescribe this amount of medication. ...Read more

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How many tablets should i take of acetaminophen if its 500 mg a tablet ?

How many tablets should i take of acetaminophen if its 500 mg a tablet ?

One or two: Five hundred is the standard dose and some might benefit from two of them. More would not add any benefit and too many more could be unhealthy. If your symptoms persist after two pills, then check with your family doctor for a better remedy or an alternate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What number of hours apart should I take my medications and vitamins?

Together is fine: You do not need set number of hours, you can take them together or apart, whatever fits your schedule. ...Read more

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I want to add vitamin B12 to my daily regimen but I take Prilosec everyday for gerd. What kind of dose should I take for energy/heart health?

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I want to add vitamin B12 to my daily regimen but I take Prilosec everyday for gerd. What kind of dose should I take for energy/heart health?

Vitamin B12: You can take oral vitamin B12 of 1, 000mcg daily. It's not necessarily helpful for energy or heart health, especially if you are not B12 deficient. Prilosec when used for a very long time can cause B12 deficiency. Prilosec should be taken about 30 minutes before meal, and should not be taken together with vitamin B12 as it can decrease the absorption of b12. ...Read more

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How long after taking 800mg of ibuprofen should I wait to take 10mg of lisinopril?

How long after taking 800mg of ibuprofen should I wait to take 10mg of lisinopril?

No waiting time: There is no interaction between these 2 medications. You can take them at the same time. I do recommend drinking good amount of water while taking ibuprofen. And try not to take ibuprofen frequently while you are on lisinopril, it can cause damage to your kidneys. ...Read more

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What propranolol dosage should typically be given for SVT treatment? How many times to take daily?

What propranolol dosage should typically be given for SVT treatment? How many times to take daily?

Svt: Should discuss with your doc, more info needed. An average dose of 20mg, twice or three times a day for a 70kg person could be a start dose. ...Read more

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What amount vitamin B12 should I take?

What amount vitamin B12 should I take?

Depends: At your age if your intestinal track works okay you eat fish, chicken or meat at least three times a week, and you don't take any medicines like a proton pump inhibitor like Prilosec for heartburn then you probably don't need any extra B12. Your doctor can confirm if you need. ...Read more

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I have 500 mg Cipro (ciprofloxacin) pills for gonorrhea, how many pills per day should I take and how many days?

I have 500 mg Cipro (ciprofloxacin) pills for gonorrhea, how many pills per day should I take and how many days?

Don't take it: Gonorrhea is not reliably treated with ciprofloxacin and related drugs, especially in Asia. You'll need an injection of ceftriaxone, and probably orl azithromycin or doxycycline as well. There are excellent STD clinics in Bangkok; visit one for professional management. ...Read more

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How many pills of each a day should I take of folic acid, b6, B12 one dr gave me the mg of each just don't know how many a day for compound heterozygo?

How many pills of each a day should I take of folic acid, b6, B12 one dr gave me the mg of each just don't know how many a day for compound heterozygo?

MTHFR?: I am assuming your question got cut off and you have mthfr polymorphism? The number of pills would related to how many milligrams are recommended and you should be taking the methylated forms of folate (folic acid) and b12. You doctor may also know if you have specific deficiencies or health issues so you should contact your doctor. Mthfr.Net is a decent resource if you do have that issue. ...Read more

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How much vitamin B12 should I take if i take daily colchicine for fmf?

See your doctor: Colchicine or Colcrys can decrease the absorption of B12 on occasion which can lead to neuropathy and anemia. Have your doctor check your B12 level in order to determine how much you need. However; B12 is a water soluble vitamin---what you do not need will pass in the urine. ...Read more

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