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Vitamin C Amoxicillin
Can I take vitamin C while taking amoxicillin? I'd like to take about 5000 mg. Also, it's okay to take b-complex and iron while taking amoxicillin?
Yes, yes, yes, also:
It is totally fine to take amoxicillin, b-complex and iron while taking amoxicillin.
I also strongly advise anyone taking Amoxicillin or any other antibiotics to take a good quality probiotic such as culturelle, jarro-dophilu or dr. Ohira's as well as sacchromyces boulardii in products like florastar, both during ; after to prevent anti-biotic associated diarrhea and replenish your friendly flora. ...Read more
Safe: But the Vit C is almost certainly a waste of money. ...Read more
Yes: Take your medications as prescribed. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used for a short time to treat infections. Make sure you take it completely even if you feel better/ do not skip any doses. Common side effects are stomach upset. Report any dark urine or usual weakness/tiredness to you doctor. Keep visits with doctor to monitor vit d levels. Take medications with full glass of water. Take care. ...Read more
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Is it ok to mix Amoxicillin used to treat strep throat in toddlers with juices and/or multi vitamins for enhancing the taste?
Mixing antibiotic: You can mix in foods or juice but would be sure it's in a small amount to be sure the entire dose is taken ...Read more
Is it safe to mix prenatal vitamins, iron supplement, vitamins for bone health, with Fenugreek and amoxicillin? **not pregnant.
Strange combo: See no contraindication to taking these materials together. ...Read more
I stopped taking antibiotics (wisdom tooth extraction - amoxicillin) few days ago, while starting to take pro-biotics. Would it be alright to take multi-vitamins now along side pro biotics?
DailyRequirement60mg: 1000 mgm is a lot. Daily requirement of Vitamin C is 60mgm. You can get enough from your diet if you have citrus fruits/juices, tomato, papaya, green leafy vegetables like kale, kivi fruit, bell peppers, guava, brocolli, strawberriespeas. Some recommend supplement up to 1000 mgm but I don't exceed more than 500 mgm as large doses can cause diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, Calcium oxalate kidney stones etc. ...Read more
Vitamin C supplement: Taking vitamin c supplementation is generally safe if taken within the recommended daily allowance. The daily recommended dietary allowances (rdas) in adults are 90 mg for men and 75 mg for women. Higher doses of vitamin c (more than 2000 mg/day for adults) could lead to adverse reactions (heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, or kidney stones). ...Read more
Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for vitamin c in mg/day
infants 0-6 months: 40
7-12 months: 50
children: 1-3 years: 15
4-8 years: 25
9-13 years: 45
girls: 14-18 years: 65
boys: 14-18 years: 75
men: age 19 and older: 90 women: age 19 and older 75 smokers or if around secondhand smoke at any age, add 35 mg/d. Higher amounts of vitamin c are needed during pregnancy and breastfeeding. ...Read more
Bad: The side effects range from GI upset, headaches to kidney stones. There is no reason for most people to take vitamin C supplement since it does not prevent you from catching a cold as alleged. For more info, log on www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy.../vitamin-c/faq-20058030 ...Read more
Vitamin C: Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loose stools, heartburn, abdominal cramping, bloating, headache and insomnia. It may be associated with oxalate renal calculi. It can lead to hemolytic anemia in patients with g6pd deficiency. Large doses of Vitamin C are contraindicated w g6pd deficiency, renal insufficiency, oxalate renal calculus formers, chronic ...Read more
Can save lives: High doses of vit. C given intravenously is remarkably safe, is highly effective in treating acute & chronic viral infections & is a natural form of chemotherapy. Relatively high oral doses help prevent heart disease, cancer & slow the aging process. See http://www. Tomlevymd. Com/downloads/vc. Nz.Sept.2010.Pdf & http://www. Vitamincfoundation. Org/basics. Shtml & curing the incurable by tom levy md, jd. ...Read more
That depends on: How much you are referring to. You won't absorb too much because it is water soluble. Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loose stools, heartburn, abdominal cramping, bloating, headache and insomnia. It may be associated with renal calculi. It can lead to hemolytic anemia in patients with g6pd deficiency. ...Read more
May be useful: Most vitamin supplements are not of much use for anyone who is eating a healthy diet. Vitamin c may be one of the few which is useful especially if you are not eating oranges and lemons regularly. It is a vitamin which helps build our immunity and has some evidence of benefit in preventing virus infections like common colds but the evidence is not very strong. ..So there is an ongoing debate ...Read more
Call manufacturer: Each manufacturer has its own formulations. Often it's proprietary, and a secret on how they do it differently from their competition. Call and find out how the company you like best does it. See what they say! ...Read more
Vitamins are micronutrients, that is, chemicals that are needed in very small quantities in order for the body to function.
Try wikipedia for descriptions of the various vitamins and what they do. ...Read more
Why? Likely few/none: Like all vitamins, single molecules found in stuff from nature which humans have long eaten & not maintained every single gene to manufacture out of other molecules (typically missing only 1 of many steps), vitamin C is routinely harvested in association with dominant other molecules, e.g. from fruit waste in industrial processing. Look up issues on http://en. Wikipedia. Org Flavonoid & Vitamin C. ...Read more
Possible but unlikel: If you are taking whopping doses which many people do, quite foolishly, then it is possible to have an adverse cutaneous reaction. Keeping the dose to 100% in a vitamin form and supplementing with dietary intake is more than adequate. Anything else is simply overkill and unnecessary. ...Read more