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What is the definition or description of: Vitamin E overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Vitamin E overdose?

Vitamin E overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Vitamin E toxicity symtpoms include: "Nausea, Gastric distress, Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea, Headache, Fatigue
Easy bruising and bleeding - Prolonged PT & activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), Inhibition of platelet aggregation, Diplopia, Muscle weakness, Creatinuria" REF: >>> ...Read more

Vitamin E Overdose (Definition)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Vitamin E toxicity symtpoms include: "Nausea, Gastric distress, Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea, Headache, Fatigue Easy bruising and bleeding - Prolonged PT & activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), Inhibition of platelet aggregation, Diplopia, Muscle ...Read more


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What is the treatment for vitamin E overdose?

What is the treatment for vitamin E overdose?

Treat symptoms: If you take too much of this fat soluble vitamin, over a long period of time, it can accumulate in the body, and may cause problems such as pain in the abdomen, gas, nausea, increased risk of bleeding, headaches and weakness. There's no good reason to overdose, usually only kids do it by pilfering bottles. But if you think you've taken too much, get medical help immediately. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E overdose increases anticoagulant activity of warfarin?

Can vitamin E overdose increases anticoagulant activity of warfarin?

YEs it can: Vitamin e has been shown to have anticoagulation effects. If you are taking warfarin and vitamin e, you should make sure your physician is aware. Remember- just because its a vitamin doesn't mean it has no downside. ...Read more

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How simple is it to overdose on vitamin e?

Simple if intent on: Doing it. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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How difficult is it to overdose on vitamin e?

How difficult is it to overdose on vitamin e?

It's possible: If supplements are taken incorrectly over a long period of time or a large amount is taken at once. It is a fat soluble vitamin so it is stored in the body. It is virtually impossible to have vitamin e toxicity through food consumption alone. ...Read more

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I overdosed vitamin E should I seek medial help or the symptoms will go away since I've stopped taking it?

I overdosed vitamin E should I seek medial help or the symptoms will go away since I've stopped taking it?

More info please: Exactly how did you overdose on vit. E? Taking a large amount at once generally causes little harm except diarrhea & cramps for a few hours, as the body can't absorb much at once. Taking 1500 iu or more for weeks can be harmful by thinning the blood too much, but stopping it and taking vit. K will take care of that. See http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=nutrient&dbid=111 and comment. ...Read more

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Currently I'm taking vitamins that I bought in nearby drug store. I have vitamin c, calcium, and vitamin E capsules is there a sequence in taking it?

Currently I'm taking vitamins that I bought in nearby drug store. I have vitamin c, calcium, and vitamin E capsules is there a sequence in taking it?

No sequence: No particular sequence that you have to follow. You can take it which ever you like. Or you can get all of them in multivitamin-once a day. ...Read more

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Is it possible for large amts of vitamin E to have an adverse effect on blood pressure medicine. I am taking 2000iu daily because of an acute deficien?

Is it possible for large amts of vitamin E to have an adverse effect on blood pressure medicine. I am taking 2000iu daily because of an acute deficien?

Fat soluble vitamins: Like Vitamin E, and even fish oils (not a vitamin) can affect blood coagulation more than blood pressure per se. Discuss this with your PCP (Doctor) to see what might be affecting your blood pressure. Other supplements can be involved. Usually 400-800iu is sufficient of the d-tocopherol vs. Mixed tocopherols. Also being overweight, or very underweight affects absorption of fat-soluble vitamins. ...Read more

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So I am taking Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Anti-Oxidant, Caltrate and Folic Acid daily, is it okay? Will I not be overdosed?

So I am taking Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Anti-Oxidant, Caltrate and Folic Acid daily, is it okay? Will I not be overdosed?

Supplements: Each of the supplements you mention has a different optimal level in the body. The only way to know for certain is to see your doctor for blood testing. Please do that and ask his/her opinion on taking these supplements. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which of the drugs/over the counter supplements have blood-thinning effects? L-arginine, pentoxifylline, Coq10, Vitamin-e? Read e, pentox arg all do.

Which of the drugs/over the counter supplements have blood-thinning effects? L-arginine, pentoxifylline, Coq10, Vitamin-e? Read e, pentox arg all do.

A large number: There are a lot of OTC medications and herbal supplements can 'thin the blood'. Medications like aspirin, ibuprofen, Naprosyn, (naproxen) fish oil, all can have this effect. Herbal supplements such as borage, ginko, garlic, ginger can also have some effect. If you are on a prescription. Blood thinner, then discuss the use of OTC and herbal medications with your physician before taking anything new. ...Read more

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Dr. I am not using any birth control pills. But use tha medicine vitamin E \u0026 ovi-f for 5 day during periods. Why bleeding like sporting evey wash. Plz tel? I want to be pragnent but can't understand.

Dr. I am not using any birth control pills. But use tha medicine vitamin E \u0026 ovi-f for 5 day during periods. Why bleeding like sporting evey wash. Plz tel? I want to be pragnent but can't understand.

Stop taking vit E: Because it causes blood thinning and bleeding. Eat lots of green leafy vegetables to offset the bleeding. Follow up with your oby. God bless u! http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/pregnancy-and-parenting/pregnancy/conception/ten-tips-for-optimal-conception. Htm. Http://m.voices. Yahoo. Com/10-herbs-promote-fertility-increase-chances-2491984.html. ...Read more

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Need to know is vitamin E good for younger men?

Yes: Vitamin E is an important antioxidant and is an essential nutrient for all. Extra supplementation, in most cases is actually not needed. Excellent food sources are nuts, seeds, fatty fish and green leafy veggies. ...Read more

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How vitamin e capsule is effective to increase fairness?

Vitamin E is a: Good nutrient for skin health. If your word "fairness" means will it lighten the skin, the answer is no. Be neat, clean, and treat others as you wish to be treated. This is more attractive than other qualities. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it really the case that vitamin E can only be taken for 3 months?

No: Where did you hear that? I have certainly never heard it. By definition vitamins are essential nutrients that we need to take every day. It is important to take natural e with mixed tocopherols. Avoid synthetic e, which appears to be hazardous. For more on the benefits of vit. E see http://www. Healthy. Net/scr/article. Aspx? Id=557. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E oil go bad?

Yes it can: Being a fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin e can go rancid. ...Read more

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Is expired vitamin E oil ok?

Is expired vitamin E oil ok?

Get new: It's not that expensive, and any oil can become rancid over time. Best to get fresh. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E help our skin?

Yes: There are few vitamins that can help the skin heal. They are not well studied but its worth trying to help if you have skin problems: vitamin d, b, e, fish oil (not great if you have oily skin but good for dry skin) and zinc. ...Read more

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What is vitamin e.Oil. Used for?

On skin: Vit e oil on skin is used as an antioxidant which neutralizes substances on the skin that cause dryness and damage collagen in your skin. It can be used to treat minor sunburn. Taking vit e by mouth is also felt to combat chromosomal damage and thus cellular damage in the body and premature aging of the skin. You can make your own vit e oil by adding a tablespoon of olive oil to a few vit e caps. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E help with fertility?

No research: There is no reliable research that supports this claim. It's not likely to be harmful, but there are no reliable placebo controlled studies that say it helps. ...Read more

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Does 100 vitamin E oil really expire?

Vit E: Some oils, even the oils we use in cooking, can become rancid if too old. Best to check the dates of expiration on all oil products, including vitamins e, flaxseed oil, and the omega 3's. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E really good for the skin?

Is vitamin E really good for the skin?

Waste of money: It is already present in most foods. Supplements are not useful ; may increase risk of prostate cancer. Application to the skin is the same as any other oily substance. ...Read more

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Granuloma annulae can vitamin E help?

Granuloma annulae can vitamin E help?

Perhaps: Some small studies have suggested that vitamin E 400 IU can help improve granuloma annulare. Vitamin D may also be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use expired vitamin E oil?

Just not as effectiv: All chemical compounds deteriorate with time and become less potent. Generally, medications have a predicted effective-shelf-life. Fortunately meds often don't spoil, but can become less and less effective being left in cabinet too long after expiring. So, it may not be bad to take, but it may not have as much therapeutic value if expired too long. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vitamin e?

Vitamin E: Eating vitamin E in foods is not risky or harmful. In supplement form, however, high doses of vitamin E might increase the risk for bleeding and serious bleeding in the brain.

High levels of vitamin E may also increase the risk of birth defects. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E work good on stretch marks?

Can vitamin E work good on stretch marks?

Softens skin but no.: Softens skin, but no studies show it eradicates stretch marks! ...Read more

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What can taking vitamin E oil do for you?

Nothing!: I would avoid anything focussed on vitamin-e...It is not required for good health. It actually might be harmful! ...Read more

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Vitamin E (Definition)

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