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Doctor insights on: Is It Ok To Take Vitamins On Or Past Their Exp Date

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Is it ok to take vitamins on or past their exp date?

Is it ok to take vitamins on or past their exp date?

5 years: Most medications can be safely used for 5 years after expiration.\ companies want to make money. Exception: adrenalin, epipen (epinephrine). ...Read more

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Is it harmful to take vitamins (women's one a day) years after the experation date? (3/13)

Is it harmful to take vitamins (women's one a day) years after the experation date? (3/13)

Buy new bottle: They are not harmful, and may be OK, but the stability of the components is not guaranteed and may vary with the storage circumstances. The best advice is to discard them and buy a new bottle. ...Read more

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Ok to take folic acid & b vitamins beyond expiration date? If so, how long? A year?

Ok to take folic acid & b vitamins beyond expiration date? If so, how long? A year?

No: Expiration dates are on medications and vitamins for a reason. Vitamins can lose their effectiveness. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take vitamins with sodium valproate?

Is it ok to take vitamins with sodium valproate?

in general: In general there is no contraindication, however it is not clear what type of vitamin or product we are discussing here. For specific evaluation of a certain brand, you should consult the prescribing dr, who can also consider this question in context of your health problems, other meds, and particulars of your case. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take vitamins with lupus if so what kind is good for a 36 year old woman?

Is it ok to take vitamins with lupus if so what kind is good for a 36 year old woman?

Yes but: Unless you have a vitamin deficiency I am uncertain they will change things musch.Since you may be styaing out of the sun you may be gettign a vitamin d insufficiency and this needs to be corrected. Ask your physician if you are low in vitamin d. I general vitamin can also be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take vitamins pill per day with healthy diet? What if exceed 100% daily intake?

Is it ok to take vitamins pill per day with healthy diet? What if exceed 100% daily intake?

YES & wise to exceed: I advise everyone take a good multivit. Daily. It is surprisingly difficult to get optimal nutrition from our diet. We are all exposed to many environmental toxins & vitamins help to protect us. The rda is only for the average healthy person to prevent gross deficiencies & has nothing to do with optimal dosage. For example, the rda of vit d is 400 iu but we need at least 5000 iu/day. See comment:. ...Read more

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Currently taking atenolol 25mg daily at 7pm every evening. Is it ok to take vitamins still like DHA or Omega 3 Fish Oil?

Currently taking atenolol 25mg daily at 7pm every evening. Is it ok to take vitamins still like DHA or Omega 3 Fish Oil?

Monitor lipid levels: atenolol might reduce the antihyperlipidemic (lowering blood lipids) effects of omega-3 ...Read more