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Dr. Charles Whiting
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Will liquid Geritol help to conceive quicker?

Will liquid Geritol help to conceive quicker?

No: Geritol is not known to help you conceive. If you are trying to conceive, its best to be on pre-natal vitamins rather than Geritol. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Douglas Lawson
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Can taking geritol liquid stop you from getting a period ?

Not likely: I've not heard of anyone taking geritol liquid to stop a period. I'm assuming you are talking about the vitamin supplement, that is advertised for seniors. If you are sexually active consider checking a pregnancy test if you missed your period. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Ernest Degidio
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Will liquid Geritol help? I've been trying to get pregnant since high school

Will liquid Geritol help? I've been trying to get pregnant since high school

It couldn't hurt.: Geritol, or any vitamin supplement could help you conceive, in particular if you had some vitamin or iron deficiency that it helped to correct. However, if you have been unable to get pregnant, and have been trying for 12 years, then I feel you really need to see a doctor to talk with you, examine your, and do some tests to help figure out what is the problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Natalie Sieb
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Does Geritol liquid affect my birth control pill?

Does Geritol liquid affect my birth control pill?

No: No, as it is a multivitamin product, there is nothing in there that should interact with your BC pill. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Want work more to get pregnant geritol or prenatal pills im 23

Hello. : Hello. Geritol is a brand of multivitamin which has extra iron and is manufactured by glaxo-smith-kline. Iron content is between 9.5 mg and 16 mg in tablets and liquid has 18 mg. It has been touted to help women become pregnant (anecdotal) however the average prenatal vitamin has about 30 mg of iron. Prenatal vitamins also have higher doses of Folic Acid which is very important. If you plan to get pregnant, prenatal vitamins are the way to go because of the added folate. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin
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I have to start geritol the day of your cycle or can you start before? What do I do?

I have to start geritol the day of your cycle or can you start before? What do I do?

Ask your doctor: Truthfully, it really doesn't matter. We used to associate the elderly w/Geritol. But presumably you're female (you didn't describe your gender although you mentioned your cycle) so you probably lose a bit of iron w/your menses, which is where Geritol comes in. Realistically, if that's the case, it really doesn't matter when you start, since we don't cycle vitamins as much as take them daily. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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What are the uses of geritol?

What are the uses of geritol?

Geritol: Geritol complete has essential vitamins & minerals, especially vitamins a, c & e , mainly as antioxidant. The geritol tonic has iron & essential b vitamins. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Does Geritol help you gain weight?

Does Geritol help you gain weight?

Danger: Taking extra iron as a man can cause damage to your liver. Geritol is not a medicine for weight gain. It is a vitamin with iron. A man should never take extra iron without a specific reason prescribed by a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Corrado
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Does geritol help gain weight? Trying too gain a few pounds too be at my right weight.

Does geritol help gain weight? Trying too gain a few pounds too be at my right weight.

Not really: Geritol is a multi-vitamin supplement and as such has minimal caloric value. A better bet would be to add an extra 500 calories of healthy food to your diet on a daily basis. This would increase your weight by about a pound a week if everything else was kept stable. Taking the vitamin alone will not stimulate weight gain. ...Read more

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