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Is it safe to take vitamin B6 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin B6 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Vitamin b6 is very safe, though there is evidence that doses over 200 mg can occasionally cause neuropathy. However, there is no good reason to take doses higher than 200 mg. ...Read more

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Hi there I'm trying to get pregnant but my period circle is not regular what can I do and what vitamin B6 can I take.

Hi there I'm trying to get pregnant but my period circle is not regular what can I do and what vitamin B6 can I take.

Failure to conceive: At age 32, and if you have been trying to conceive for greater than 6 months, you need to see a Fertility GYN MD to assess why your periods are irregular. The most common reason is inability to ovulate which will prevent any form of conception. A prenatal Rx given by a MD will have the requisite amount of vitamins contained therein. ...Read more

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Could 100 mg vitamin B6 be taken when pregnant?

Could 100 mg vitamin B6 be taken when pregnant?

Yes, but why?: Have your obstetrician recommend a good multivitamin for you as folate (folic acid) is the most important vitamin to have adequate levels of during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does vitamin B6 and vitamin C helps maintain progesterone levels in early pregnancy?

Does vitamin B6 and vitamin C helps maintain progesterone levels in early pregnancy?

Possibly: The research was done in 1972 on animals. Other nutrients may be even more important. The goal is to prevent deficiencies. Zinc is very important for the production of Progesterone and vital for the developing fetus. Vitamin d deficiency is very common and restoring vitamin d to normal levels increases successful pregnancies. Eat healthy, sleep well, de-stress and move frequently. ...Read more

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I'm taking geritol multivitamin. I'm also taking a 800mg folic acid. Plus a vitamin b6. Can all these vitamins help me when im trying to get pregnant.

I'm taking geritol multivitamin. I'm also taking a 800mg folic acid. Plus a vitamin b6. Can all these vitamins help me when im trying to get pregnant.

Not exactly: They will not increase your chances of getting pregnant unless you are malnourished or vitamin deficient. It is recommend to start a prenatal and folic acid supplements if you plan to get pregnant as most pregnancies are discovered for the first several weeks. ...Read more

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I am 33 weeks pregnant and my routine blood work showed very low levels of Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate: 12.8 nmol/L). VitB12 & Folate were within normal range. Is this dangerous for my baby? Is the result reliable? I haven't spoken to my OB yet...

I am 33 weeks pregnant and my routine blood work showed very low levels of Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate: 12.8 nmol/L). VitB12 & Folate were within normal range. Is this dangerous for my baby? Is the result reliable? I haven't spoken to my OB yet...

Probably not: Folate (folic acid) and Vit B12 deficiency is associated with more serious complications likeneural tube defects and spina bifida etc. While B6 is an important vessential vitamin, its effect on pregnancy is not as dramatic and usual prenatal supplement should satisfy its requirement. ...Read more

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56 year-old woman notices radicular pain after taking vitamin B6 supplement for three years.....?

56 year-old woman notices radicular pain after taking vitamin B6 supplement for three years.....?

B6 toxicity is well recognized: There are a few questions that need to be asked in this case. Exactly how much B6 was the patient taking? According to recommended standards 200mg daily is the limit. Toxicity is thought to occur at levels of 1000mg. Daily and above though much lower have been reported on rare occasions (100-300mg). Secondly, what exactly was the quality of her pain? Described symptoms of neural toxicity involves sensory neuropathy described mainly as burning dysesthesias and numbness. The case talks about a RADICULOPATHY. That is typically not the same type of pain as we find in chemical toxicities. Pain in the feet could very well be dysesthesias but the history could be a bit more specific there in order to attach more positive points for B6 sequelae.

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16320662 ...Read more

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How much vitamin B6 is it safe to take?

How much vitamin B6 is it safe to take?

100 mg/day for adult: Chronic administration of 1–6 g oral pyridoxine (vitamin b6) per day for 12–40 months can cause severe and progressive sensory neuropathy characterized by ataxia (loss of control of bodily movements). Nevertheless, an upper limit of 100 mg/day for adults is considered safe. ...Read more

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How do I know how much vitamin B6 can I safely take?

How do I know how much vitamin B6 can I safely take?

100 milligrams: Adults ages 19 to 50 need 1.3 milligrams of vitamin b6 daily, while older women need 1.5 milligrams and senior men need 1.7 milligrams. Don’t take more than 100 milligrams a day, which is the upper tolerable limit set by the federal government. ...Read more

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Does vitamin B6 help to increase progestrone and how much dosage should I take? Is thre any other benefit of vitamin b6 while trying to conceive?

Does vitamin B6 help to increase progestrone and how much dosage should I take? Is thre any other benefit of vitamin b6 while trying to conceive?

Not really: Vitamin B6 is not an ovulation induction agent. There are specific medications such as Clomid for that purpose. The B vitamins as a family are important for energy metabolism and overall health. I wouldn't just focus on B6 if I were you. It's better to take a B vitamin complex that has them all. ...Read more

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Would it be best to take a b vitamin complex rather than vitamin B6 on its own?

Would it be best to take a b vitamin complex rather than vitamin B6 on its own?

Not b-complex!: B-complex is usually a blend of b vitamins, plus vitamin c. I recommend either a b-50 or 100, or the individual b vitamins as needed. ...Read more

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There's 50mg of vitamin b6 in my daily multivitamin. Is it safe to take a melatonin pill that includes 2mg of vitamin b6 or is that too much b6?

B6: I am never sure that multivitamins or single vitamins are better than regular meals but they will not do any harm unless you are being charged too much for it.
With spring here and summer coming you probably don't need additional meds. ...Read more

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I have high levels of vitamin B6 and b1. I don't take vitamin b supplements and my multi vit has 3.2mg of B6 in it. Suggestions on why it's high?

I have high levels of vitamin B6 and b1. I don't take vitamin b supplements and my multi vit has 3.2mg of B6 in it. Suggestions on why it's high?

Check your diet: Some foods conatin high level of vitamins b6 and b1. Cod, salmon, halibut, trout, tuna and snapper; chicken, turkey, beef, and pork; bell peppers, spinach, baked potatoes (skin included), green peas, yams, broccoli, asparagus and turnip greens are just some examples of fish which contain high levels of b6. Eating vitamin b2-enriched cereals, red meats or leafy vegetables, you can get vitamin b2. ...Read more

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Why would a person take melatonin and vitamin B6 before bed?

Depends: Melatonin can help some people feel sleepy before bedtime. Alternatively, it can be used to adjust a person natural brain sleep rhythm. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm taking vetiligo, some dr said don't, t take any vitamin C it make worse what about vitamin b6?

Do you: Mean vertigo or vitiligo? Neither will affect the skin problem. There may be some benefit of b6 in vertigo, but there is no confirmatory scientific data, only anecdotal reports. ...Read more

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Can I take a highly potent neurotropic and antioxidant, which has 5000 of Vitamin A and 100 of Vitamin B6? I'm 20 yrs.

Can I take a highly potent neurotropic and antioxidant, which has 5000 of Vitamin A and 100 of Vitamin B6? I'm 20 yrs.

Can or should?: I recommend getting your nutrients through a good diet whenever possible. Particularly the fat soluble vitamins which can build up to overly high levels. ...Read more

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How does it take for one to reduce or rid the body of excess vitamin b6?

Urine: B vitamins are passed through your kidneys.
If you take too much, you generally pee it right out. It doesn't really get stored in your body. ...Read more

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Can I take zinc and vitamin B6 for acne? Will it help?

Can I take zinc and vitamin B6 for acne? Will it help?

Acne: Yes and yes. Zinc best eating hummus as supplements are hard on stomach. If acne sever consider both control tablets ...Read more

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Can you take evening primrose and vitamin B6 with prozac?

Can you take evening primrose and vitamin B6 with prozac?

B6: B6, primrose and Prozac (fluoxetine) should be fine as far as I am aware. ...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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Is it safe to take 565mg hawthorne supplement 100mg coq10 and 100-200mg vitamin B6 together or will they interact with each other. Thank yoh?

Is it safe to take 565mg hawthorne supplement 100mg coq10 and 100-200mg vitamin B6 together or will they interact with each other. Thank yoh?

Yes, very safe but..: Yes, it is quite safe to take these together. They should work well together as a team, however, coq10 is better absorbed after a meal (choose forms like ubiqinol or bioq10 that are better absorbed) & herbs are better absorbed on an empty stomach. Limit b6 to 200 mg/day- 100 mg 2x/day is better than 200 mg once a day. Consider a quality multivitamin as well. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 200mg vitamin B6 with isoniazid 300mg daily? The B6 was cheaper otc. I was prescribed 50mg vitamin B6 from my doctor originally.

Is it safe to take 200mg vitamin B6 with isoniazid 300mg daily? The B6 was cheaper otc. I was prescribed 50mg vitamin B6 from my doctor originally.

Probably safe but...: High doses of vit. B6 can cause neuropathy (inflammation/irritation of nerves). 200 mg is at the border of the amount that could cause this. Authorities advise not taking more than 100 mg, but 200 mg/day for months is the lowest amount proven to cause problems. Capsules with 50-100 mg of b6 are inexpensive & widely available at health food stores. You can take the 200 mg but buy a lower dose next. ...Read more

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What suggested dosage of vitamin B6, B12, Folic acid to take with Lialda?

What suggested dosage of vitamin B6, B12, Folic acid to take with Lialda?

You have IBD...?: Here's a great patient education website to check out: https://www. Crohnsandcolitis. Com/crohns? Cid=ppc_ppd_ggl_cd_da_crohn_Phrase_64Z1867745 ...Read more

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How long will I need to take vitamin B6 for peripheral neuropathy that was caused by chemotherapy?

How long will I need to take vitamin B6 for peripheral neuropathy that was caused by chemotherapy?

Get it from food: All people need vitamin b6 but most get it from food and so should you. It is present in many green vegetables. Eat well and you don't need to take it in pill form. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 60 mg vitamin B6 for luteal phase defect while you are breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take 60 mg vitamin B6 for luteal phase defect while you are breastfeeding?

Yes: Your question is a little confusing. That dose of vit b6 is safe for breastfeeding and for you, but are you having regular monthly periods despite breastfeeding? Because many women will suppress normal, predictable ovulation while breastfeeding (not all), but if your menses are irregular during breastfeeding it likely means unpredictable ovulation (if ovulating at all). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a mulch-vitamin when taking levodopa carbidopa for Parkinson's? Would vitamin B6 decrease its effectiveness?

Yes.: Vitamin B6 supplementation above 5–10 mg per day reduces the effectiveness of levodopa. However, combining Levodopa with Carbidopa prevents this adverse effect, so vitamin B6 supplements may safely be taken with carbidopa/levodopa. ...Read more

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What are some good things to help with nausea from female hormones? Tried seasick bands, crackers, flat cola, vitamin b6, gingerale, prescription bonin.

What are some good things to help with nausea from female hormones? Tried seasick bands, crackers, flat cola, vitamin b6, gingerale, prescription bonin.

Two other options:: 1, Acupuncture & 2. Ginger. Most gingerale brands contain artificial ginger flavor without actual ginger. Recommend making fresh, organic ginger tea. ...Read more

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