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Is there folic acid in vitamin b complex? Is it ok to take that in pregnancy?

Is there folic acid in vitamin b complex? Is it ok to take that in pregnancy?

Yes: In a vitamin b complex there is usually folic acid. The best way to determine that is to read the label. Prenatal vitamins should also contain b vitamins and Folic Acid and yes they are safe to take in pregnancy. ...Read more

Folic Acid (Definition)

Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. ...Read more


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M58, May I take vitamin b complex with zinc, vit E, C , folic acid and B12 500mcg with Norvasc 10mg and zocor (simvastatin) 10mg per day.thanks?

M58, May I take vitamin b complex with zinc, vit E, C , folic acid and B12 500mcg with Norvasc 10mg and zocor (simvastatin) 10mg per day.thanks?

Yes: That is your business. It is wise to supplement with B12 if and only if you are a vegetarian. Ask your physician whether the other supplements are appropriate for your diet and lifestyle. ...Read more

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Can lactic bacillus with vitamin b complex cause hard stool in pregnency?

Constipation: Usually not. On the other hand, if your b complex tablet has iron in it, the iron can cause constipation. Lactobacillus is a probiotic used to replenish normal good bacteria in the colon and is usually beneficial in regularizing bowel habits. ...Read more

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Im having folic acid iron and vitamin b, is it okay to have a vaccination for anti cervical cancer prevention? Whats the effect for pregnancy?

Im having folic acid iron and vitamin b, is it okay to have a vaccination for anti cervical cancer prevention? Whats the effect for pregnancy?

The HPV vaccine: Is usually given to adolescent girls (and boys) to prevent transmission of the viruses causing cervix and other cancers. It likely has not been tested during pregnancy, so it may lack proof of sfty to developing embyo/fetus. The vitamins are not an issue for either. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Vitamin B complex capsules regularly for a long time? Should I take the zinc ones or the non zinc ones?

Is it ok to take Vitamin B complex capsules regularly for a long time? Should I take the zinc ones or the non zinc ones?

Vitamins: There is seldom any need to take vitamin supplements in the USA with a balanced diet, but if you do take them follow the directions and do not take more than one each day and it will not hurt you. Zinc is the same. You can choose to do this or not. Very few people are zinc deficient. Good luck and stay healthy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take vitamin b complex when you are on levodopa-carbidopa?

Is it ok to take vitamin b complex when you are on levodopa-carbidopa?

Maybe: Vitamin b 6 has been associated with decreasing the effectiveness of levodopa-carbidopa. I would recommend having your vitamin levels checked (there is a break down for all b) and see if you need it. Then your physician can better guide you. You can take B12 since there has not been a documented interaction and it is important for brain health. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take multi-vitamin, b-complex, vitamin A, calcium, and fish oil together? Will it help to boost my immune system?

Some advice: If you take a multivitamin you do not have to take b complex or vitamin A. It's actually unhealthy to take too much vitamin A. Fish oil in proper doses is antiinflammatory and does affect blood lipids, but has not been shown to reduce heart attacks. None "boosts" the immune system. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's ok to take vitamin b complex plus iron in a young adult like me?

Please advise if it's ok to take vitamin b complex plus iron in a young adult like me?

Check levels: In two years you will be 40. Most people require a suppliment of d3 after age 40. B12 is often a problem but is replaced with a shot or a sub lingual form of the vitamin. Iron needs to be monitored with a blood tests. In short you can overdose on iron, vit b6, vit a, vit k, vit d, and vit e. Too much Niacin can cause liver problems. Ask your doctor's advice and to test your vit d and b12. ...Read more

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Is it ok 2 take vitamin b complex forte with zinc for acne?

Yes : However , vitamins do not generally help acne but as long as the amount of vitamin therapy is not excessive , no harm done. ...Read more

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Taking sertraline 200mg a day.Ok to take a high strength vitamin b complex too? I've read up to 18g of inositol helpful for ocd. Under extreme stress.

Vitamins & OCD: You could take a b complex vitamin without interacting with your sertraline -- also you're right about inositol and ocd: http://tinyurl.Com/mqgbjoa i suggest discussing this with your psychiatrist -- and if you want to try them, add only one at a time. Inositol may cause flatus and nausea, so you may want to work with it gradually. ...Read more

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I take vitamin b complex. Sometimes I pee a lot when I take it. I urinated 5 times in 10 hours. My right kidney hurts a day later. Is my kidney ok.

B Complex: Vitamin B Complex should not make you urinate more frequently. Maybe there is another ingredient in there that is causing it. Also, it shouldn't cause your kidney to hurt. If you are concerned, please see a doctor. They can test your urine and blood to learn more about what might be going on with your kidney and the frequent urination. ...Read more

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Can a 16 year old take vitamin b complex?

Can a 16 year old take vitamin b complex?

Of course!: Vitamins are essential nutrients that our bodies need to turn calories into energy. Given the poor nutrient status of our food supply (think what a teenager eats), there is no one that i can think of that cannot benefit from some extra vitamins. More processed foods = increased need for vitamins. ...Read more

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I am on prothiaaden and i was wondering if i take a vitamin b complex does it interact with the prothiaden?

I am on prothiaaden and i was wondering if i take a vitamin b complex does it interact with the prothiaden?

Take your vitamin: This should not be a problem. A straight b-complex preparation without other stuff is safe for pretty much everybody. Some people say that a b-complex vitamin is helpful in managing / recovering from problems involving the nervous system good luck. ...Read more

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Folvite (Definition)

Folvite is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more