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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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Can you let me know how many miligrams of folic acid vitamins can I take in one day?

Usual: 400-800mcg: Typical recommendations are for 400-800mcg/day. For women who have had a baby with a neural tube birth defect doses up to 4mg per day may be necessary before trying to conceive again. ...Read more

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My prenatal vitamins don't have biotin in it can I take biotin and how many mcg per day to take?

My prenatal vitamins don't have biotin in it can I take biotin and how many mcg per day to take?

Well: Are you pregnant? It should be ok but i'm not sure there are safety studies for that in pregnancy. Your hair will grow more in pregnancy anyway and it's not gonna help the pregnancy, it should be ok but i'm not sure of any studies on biotin in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How many milligrams daily can I take of an omega 3, DHA, and EPA? I want to take as much as I can.

How many milligrams daily can I take of an omega 3, DHA, and EPA? I want to take as much as I can.

Why????: Fish oil has little benefit for anything. If you take too mych you will experience a significant risk of bleeding. Eat a balanced diet instead. ...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 get rid of zinc deficency .. How many surbex z tablets should I take in a day?

I want to get rid of zinc deficency .. How many surbex z tablets should I take in a day?

Zinc deficiency: How do you know you have zinc deficiency ? It's a common practice by physicians in india and pakistan to prescribe multivitamin with zinc. There is no medical data to backup this kind of practice without evidence based. ...Read more

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I take vit c500mg, vit D3 1000iu, vit B12 100mcg, folic acid 1mg a2. Do i take them all at once? How many of each do I take and how far apart do I take

I take vit c500mg, vit D3 1000iu, vit B12 100mcg, folic acid 1mg a2. Do i take them all at once? How many of each do I take and how far apart do I take

See below: It's ok to take these together. Vit d is better absorbed after a meal. For the others it shouldn't matter.I advise at least 1000 mg of vit c 2x/day- it doesn't stay in your body for long! i advise 4000-5000 iu vit d from sept. To april (you can find pills with 5000 units). During spring & summer don't need if you spend time in mid-day sun.Consider a full b complex & taking vit k with d. What's a2? ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of mg of vitamin C should I take with glutathione?

Can you tell me what number of mg of vitamin C should I take with glutathione?

Why take it?: Unless we know why you are taking these medicines, it is hard to give you good advice. If you insist on taking it, Vitamin -C is pretty harmless. Most folks use 500mg (1 Tablet) daily. ...Read more

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If i take venlafaxine, levothyroxine and aripiprazole apart from folic acid what other prenatal vitamins can u recommend i take?

If i take venlafaxine, levothyroxine and aripiprazole apart from folic acid what other prenatal vitamins can u recommend i take?

Standard prenatal v.: I would recommend that you see a gynecologist and take whatever standard prenatal vitamin is recommended by your personal practitioner. Also certainly discuss the safety of your psychotropics during pregnancy, so that you have informed consent about the risks benefits and potential side effects both for you and the fetus both on medication and off medication. Best wishes to you and i hope you have a happy and healthy baby. ...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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How many milligrams of vitamin B6 and zinc should I take per day for acne?

How many milligrams of vitamin B6 and zinc should I take per day for acne?

Not helpful: Neither of these medications is likely to help with acne. You may take a multivitamin if you like. You may consult this site for home remedies for acne. You may need to try more then one treatment. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How much iu of vitamins a should I take for acne?

How much iu of vitamins a should I take for acne?

Not helpful: Vitamins not for acne as a general rule. Vitamins are designed to be used to replace things that are not present in your diet or you don't get normally. In the us and most developed countries vitamins provide a nice yellow color to your urine and are excreted. Nutraceutical industry is bigger than pharmaceutical industry and don't require scientific proof to advertise. Save money eat healthy. ...Read more

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How many mg calcium and vitamin d, I should take if i can't take dairy?

How many mg calcium and vitamin d,  I should take if i can't take dairy?

Drink Almond Milk: Get the silk brand unsweetened almond milk at your local supermarket. Four glasses a day should be sufficient. Avoid pills for calcium as they are known to potentially cause problems. ...Read more

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How many mg of melatonin should I take per night?

How many mg of melatonin should I take per night?

Melatonin: Since there is no established dose for melatonin, it is recommended to start low (0.3 mg) & work up to 5 mg, taken usually 30 - 60 minutes before bedtime. Potential side effects are nausea/vomiting, headache, irritability. If morning drowsiness occurs, reduce dose or take earlier before bedtime. Choose reliable manufacturer since ingredient quality may vary (not regulated by govt). ...Read more

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How many chorella vitamins should I take a day? My doctor recommended it to me cause of my acne and eczema but I don't know how many to take daily

How many chorella vitamins should I take a day? My doctor recommended it to me cause of my acne and eczema but I don't know how many to take daily

Chlorella: According to the manufacture, start with 1 gram per day (equals 1000 mg which is the dose of one capsule). You may increase gradually to a total of 5 grams per day (5 capsules) if desired. Carefully read the directions on the label. If still in doubt ask the doctor who recommended them how much they would like you to take. ...Read more

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Hello doctor is it okay to take two kinds of vitamins together thanks?

Hello doctor is it okay to take two kinds of vitamins together thanks?

Two vitamins taken: at the same time is fine. This is what happens when we eat. If you tell us which vitamins you are talking about we may be able to give you more information. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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

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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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