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What are the side effects of taking iron supplements?

What are the side effects of taking iron supplements?

Mostly GI Distress: Side effects from taking iron supplements are most often diarrhea or constipation and epigastric abdominal discomfort. Taken after a meal, side effects decrease, but there is an increased risk of interaction with other substances. Black stools are not uncommon, but harmless. Liquid form can discolor the teeth and intramuscular injections can be painful and leave a brown discoloration. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Side effects of calcium supplement?

Side effects of calcium supplement?

Multiple: The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones. However, supplemental calcium can also contribute to calcification of arteries which can lead to strokes and heart attacks. Speak to your physician about how to best meet your calcium needs without increasing your risks. Natural sources of calcium are usually the safest. ...Read more

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Side effect of calcium supplement?

Side effect of calcium supplement?

Usually none: Most people can regulate calcium absorption so as to fit their skeletal needs. There are others who develop excessive absorption with consequent increase in urine calcium creating a risk for kidney stones. This is particularly true if you take more than 800 units of vitamin d per day. ...Read more

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Side effects of potassium supppliment?

Side effects of potassium supppliment?

See below: Pottassium supplements can cause esophageal irritation or ulcers, and excess accumulation in the blood for any reason can cause heart rate disturbances and muscle weakness or paralysis. ...Read more

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Is it safe to start taking 5000mcg of biotin while on Lo Lestrin Fe? And are there side effects of biotin?

Is it safe to start taking 5000mcg of biotin while on Lo Lestrin Fe? And are there side effects of biotin?

Safe but: It is safe to do this. Clinical trials have not shown Biotin to be as effective as once thought for the various things it claims to treat. ...Read more

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Tryptophan,Valine,Threonine,Isoleucine,Leucine,Lysine,Phenylalanine,Methionine,Argine,Cystine,TyrosineHistidine.WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF THIS SUPPLEME?

Tryptophan,Valine,Threonine,Isoleucine,Leucine,Lysine,Phenylalanine,Methionine,Argine,Cystine,TyrosineHistidine.WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF THIS SUPPLEME?

Everything we ingest: has side effects. Please see a nutritionist or a natural health doctor who can recommend the proper supplements and doses. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are potential side effects of taking glutathione injection and glutathione tablet?

What are potential side effects of taking glutathione injection and glutathione tablet?

Nothing serious: But it would not do you any good, so why are you wasting your money like this? Glutathione has no medical use for any illness. ...Read more

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What are side effects of nitro-tech protein supplement?

What are side effects of nitro-tech protein supplement?

Limited : There really are no real concerning side effects of the protein besides gas, abdominal bloating and stomach cramps. Other side effects are dependent on the other supplements in the protein. Often creatine is contained in the supplements which can lead to muscle cramps and pain along with dehydration. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of folic acid supplement?

What are the side effects of folic acid supplement?

Cramp diarrhea: High doses of Folic Acid might cause abdominal cramps, diarrhea, rash, sleep disorders, irritabilit, confusion, nausea, stomach upset, behavior changes, skin reactions, seizures, gas, and excitability. Folic acid in 800-1200mcg might increase the risk of heart attack in people who have heart problems. Dont take more than 400mcg a day unless directed by your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of consuming spirulina tablets, as a dietary supplement?

What are the side effects of consuming spirulina tablets, as a dietary supplement?

See details: Spirulina is an algae rich in proteins, vitamins, minerals and carotenoids. Reported side effects include rashes, GI gas and bloating, mild fevers, green stools and sleepiness. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vitamin supplements?

What are the side effects of vitamin supplements?

HUGE question: There is no way that this can be answered in 400 characters or less. Please ask about specific supplements so that we can respond. Recommend inquiring about each supplement in separate submissions. ...Read more

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I've been taking fefol iron & folate (folic acid) supplements and having bad stomach effects is this normal?

I've been taking fefol iron & folate (folic acid) supplements and having bad stomach effects is this normal?

Maybe.: Iron supplements frequently cause constipation. It is usually mild but can occasionally be severe. It is common practice to provide mild stool softeners when this occurs. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking several multivitamin and minerals with iron?

What are the side effects of taking several multivitamin and minerals with iron?

Overdose: Certain vitamins & minerals, including iron, can become toxic if you consistently take much more than your body needs. One multivitamin is usually sufficient for most healthy people. Men & women who don't menstruate shouldn't take iron supplement unless specifically instructed under dr's care. Some supplements can interfere with absorption of others, so consult w/ practitioner if using several. ...Read more

Iron (Definition)

In the metal group ...Read more