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Doctor insights on: Overdosing What Vitamin Pills Can Lead To Death

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Overdosing what vitamin pills can lead to death?

Overdosing what vitamin pills can lead to death?

It could happen?: Death by vitamin poisoning appears to be quite uncommon in the us, typically none in a given year. In 2008 there were no deaths reported from vitamin overdose, as has been the case for 17 of the last 25 reporting-years. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if someone overdosed on vitamins and iron pills would that cause death?

Could you tell me if someone overdosed on vitamins and iron pills would that cause death?

No: The iron is likely to give you a bad upset stomach / gut. If you are considering suicide, please call a help line now. Among physically healthy people who've made attempts and failed, 99% are glad one year later that they failed. ...Read more

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Can you die from overdosing on vitamin a pills?

Can you die from overdosing on vitamin a pills?

Yes: Your brain can swell and herniate. This is generally fatal. ...Read more

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Would taking more vitamins and fertility pills help if I have dead sperm?

NO WAY DUDE!!: Find out what is killing the troops and fix it. Throwing vitamins and pills at dead sperm does not reverse the process that is killing them. Go to a male fertility expert and get figured out! dead sperm usually mean something serious is going on. ...Read more

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I have been taking vitamin d and vitamin c pills for a year. I took both of them once daily according to what the bottles said. Did I overdose myself?

I have been taking vitamin d and vitamin c pills for a year. I took both of them once daily according to what the bottles said. Did I overdose myself?

Possible, best way:: check blood concentrations of vitamin D3 (D3, not just D or D2). The fat soluble vitamins are the ones more easily overdosed & dangerous. Yet problems are commonly way down the road & subtle. Overdose with water soluble vitamins, e.g. B group & C, is more difficult, yet research on taking C >500 mg/day correlates with ?ed cardiovascular problems. Yet no easy way to recognize on individual basis. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 50, 000 iu of vitamin d2 for deficiency. Is this safe? I read something about high doses can cause hardening of the organs and death?

I was prescribed 50, 000 iu of vitamin d2 for deficiency. Is this safe? I read something about high doses can cause hardening of the organs and death?

Big dose less effect: Many physicians prefer a daily dose of 5, 000-8, 000 iu of vitamin d3. A once weekly dose of 50, 000 iu is safe, but not as helpful due to poor absorption of a single dose of 50, 000 iu. Once 25 hydroxy vitamin d levels reach 60 - 80, the daily dose (5, 000-8, 000 iu) is usually cut in half and the patient followed to ensure the new dose is able to maintain therapeutic vitamin d levels. ...Read more

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Is taking a muti-vitamin pill daily healthy?

Is taking a muti-vitamin pill daily healthy?

Probably: If you're eating a mainstream, sensible diet there's probably no benefit, but many folks don't. A cheap vitamin-and-mineral supplement from a drugstore chain shouldn't cost you more than maybe $20/year. ...Read more