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Doctor insights on: Vitamin B5 Side Effects

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Vitamin b5 (panthothenic acid) is essential for which body functions?

Vitamin b5 (panthothenic acid) is essential for which body functions?

Vitamin B5 Functions: I commend you for your desire to have good Health. Vitamin B5 is critical to the manufacture of red blood cells, as well as sex and stress-related hormones produced in the adrenal glands. It plays a role in the breakdown of fats and carbohydrates for energy. It is important in maintaining a healthy digestive tract. Vitamin B5 helps the body use other vitamins, particularly Vitamin B2. ...Read more

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What foods or drinks have a good source of vitamin b5 and/or b complex?

What foods or drinks have a good source of vitamin b5 and/or b complex?

Top 10 high in B5: Liver bran sunflower seeds whey powder mushrooms caviar cheese sun dried tomatoes fish avocados. ...Read more

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Is vitamin b5 safe for acne outbreaks?

Is vitamin b5 safe for acne outbreaks?

Do better: Megadose pantothenic acid is probably safe enough though there anecdotes of bizarre side effects at the huge doses required; it may or may not help the acne. This is the 21st century and you have a right to something that actually works well & safely. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative, and move to systemic antibiotics as possible if needed. ...Read more

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What is vitamin b5 good for?

What is vitamin b5 good for?

Energy, stress &...: Like all vitamins, b5 plays many roles in the body. It is essential for converting food into energy, forming adrenal hormones and neurotransmitters and plays a role in immune function. While deficiency is rare, it may help treat allergies, help with depression, stress and fatigue, reduce migraines and help arthritis. See http://www.Nutros.Net/nsr-0201d.Html. ...Read more

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How many milligrams of vitamin b5 do you take for age?

How many milligrams of vitamin b5 do you take for age?

See below: Age group age requirements[13] infants 0–6 months 1.7 mg infants 7–12 months 1.8 mg children 1–3 years 2 mg children 4–8 years 3 mg children 9–13 years 4 mg adult men and women 14+ years 5 mg pregnant women (vs. 5) 6 mg breastfeeding women (vs. 5) 7 mg. ...Read more

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Help! Is 10 grams of vitamin b5 too much to take at once?

Help! Is 10 grams of vitamin b5 too much to take at once?

Yes: Stop taking B5 and other supplements. There is really no one in this country and in the western world that is deficient in pantothenic acid. Instead, eat well and exercise. ...Read more

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Has anyone had success using vitamin b5 for acne?

Has anyone had success using vitamin b5 for acne?

Maybe: There have been studies done but to show benefit it required massive doses for prolonged periods of time and are not practical for regular use. It also showed some depletion of other b vitamins. Seek care from your dermatologist or medical esthetician for the best skin care advice on the best acne care available. ...Read more

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How many 500mg vitamin b5 pills for acne a day?

How many 500mg vitamin b5 pills  for acne a day?

Hard to say: Since technically it is not a medicine there are no well-studied guidelines to say the most appropriate dose. However, it is pretty safe, even in high doses. Some people do, indeed, report acne improvement with it. ...Read more