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What are the side effects of too much vitamin C other than yellow urine?

What are the side effects of too much vitamin C other than yellow urine?

Not yellow urine: Vit c does not cause yellow urine - it's the b vits that do that. If you take too much vit c you will have loose stools or diarrhea till your body gets rid of the excess. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Can vitamin C make urine sting?

Can vitamin C make urine sting?

Hmm: No one has ever complained to me that I know of, and I give mega doses of vitamin c by iv... ...Read more

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How many urination events "p's" does it take the body to void approx 1, 000mg of Vitamin C; how long will it be present in urine in measurable amounts?

How many urination events "p's" does it take the body to void approx 1, 000mg of Vitamin C; how long will it be present in urine in measurable amounts?

An academic Q?: Vit-C is water-soluble and its upper recommended dose limit for adults is 2000 mg daily. But, In life reality, personal tolerance of vit-C widely varies and its use has posed no health adverse effects but indigestion symptoms. Due to lacking realistic application, specific clinical study to address the issue in this Q has been unclear to most doctors in practice. Hence, ask your doctor for concern ...Read more

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Will large doses of vitamin C acidify your urine?

Will large doses of vitamin C acidify your urine?

No: The excess will come out in your urine but your body will adjust the pH as it always does. Why are you taking large doses? ...Read more

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Will large doses of vitamin C really acidify your urine?

Will large doses of vitamin C really acidify your urine?

Needs more research: Some say high doses of Vit C can acidify urine and thus help treat UTI's, but research on this has only used doses up to 4 grams a day and found that dose didn't acidify urine enough to kill bacteria. However, taking higher doses (like 1-2000 mg per hour) might be effective. The only significant side effect might be loose stools. You could get pH strips to monitor.
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Hiprex daily (2 times a day) with Vitamin C (1000 mg/day), can this help in maintaining urine pH acidic?

Hiprex daily (2 times a day) with Vitamin C (1000 mg/day), can this help in maintaining urine pH acidic?

Here are some. ..: Yes, that is what they are intended. But, to make sure of lowering urine pH to 6.5 or below, nitrazine paper could be used to monitor and known to be more sensitive than litmus. Detail? Ask treating Doc as needed. Effectively? Yes if the frequency of recurrent UTIs & their severity are lowered or eliminated. But, remember: Healthy lifestyle without overindulgence remains the key to all healthcare. ...Read more

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5 days took keflex ear ache very bad stomach burning urine taking cranberry and vitamin C started take cipro (ciprofloxacin) 5 dys yeast infect micro naz very il?

5 days took keflex ear ache very bad stomach burning urine taking cranberry and vitamin C started take cipro (ciprofloxacin) 5 dys yeast infect micro naz very il?

Confused: Not certain what you ask. Generally Keflex is effective for otitis. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may also help. Probiotics will help to repopulate your gut with good bacteria that have been destroyed by the antibiotics. That may help the stomach burning. ...Read more

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Can vitamin C 500mg make you pee yellow a lot?

Can vitamin C 500mg make you pee yellow a lot?

Yes: It's water soluble, so you "pee out" what you don't need. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of too much vitamin C besides yellow pee?

What are the side effects of too much vitamin C besides yellow pee?

More not nec better: There often seems to be this belief that if vitamin c (or any other herb, supplement, vitamin) is good for you, more is better. Firstly most of these probably have no benefit. Excess of them, certainly have a downside, in particular the lipid soluble vitamins (such as a, d, e, and k), which stay for long periods of time in the fat cells of the body (like thc). Diseases such as hypervitaminosis a. ...Read more

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I started sneezing yesterday. Last night my nose was blocked and sometimes I sneezed out some dark yellow mucus. Is that a cold symptom? What should I take other than vitamin c?

I started sneezing yesterday. Last night my nose was blocked and sometimes I sneezed out some dark yellow mucus. Is that a cold symptom? What should I take other than vitamin c?

Gentle saline: Use a gentle saline spray to help with drainage and breathing. A virus gets better in about 5-7 days regardless of what you do. All the best. ...Read more

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Sick 1x a month. Cough, cold, yellow phlegm. Daily probiotics, vitamin C 2000 mg, exercise 2x a wk, sleep, eat well. Hyperthyroidism now normal. Help.

Sick 1x a month. Cough, cold, yellow phlegm. Daily probiotics, vitamin C 2000 mg, exercise 2x a wk, sleep, eat well. Hyperthyroidism now normal. Help.

Time to see the doc: You are doing so much right! But a month-long productive cough suggests to me it is time to have a doctor listen to your lungs, check your sinuses, perhaps analyze the phlegm. Hang in there. ...Read more

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Have flu/cold. Avelox 400 mg, 4th day, 2 litres of water plus 2000 mg vitamin C daily, bed rest 1 wk, but throat still hoarse, yellow phlegm. Why?

Have flu/cold. Avelox 400 mg, 4th day, 2 litres of water plus 2000 mg vitamin C daily, bed rest 1 wk, but throat still hoarse, yellow phlegm. Why?

Not a cold: Avelox is not a good antibiotic for the throat nor if as cold
Likely a penicillin, cephalossporin or a macrolide would be betr if required.
Criteria are for pharyngitis if fever, nodes & throat secretions then antibiotic if 1 of 3 no antibiotics required
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When I take prenatal vitamins tablet my urine turns yellow but but I take the prenatal softgel caples my urine stays the same can you tell me why?

When I take prenatal vitamins tablet my urine turns yellow but but I take the prenatal softgel caples my urine stays the same can you tell me why?

A couple things: Do they have the same mix of vitamins and amounts? Also they might use some type of yellow dye in creating the tablets. ...Read more

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Why is my urine bright yellow after taking vitamins?

Why is my urine bright yellow after taking vitamins?

YOUR BODY: Eliminates in the urine and through stools the vitamins it can not store. Your urine will have most of those. Very normal to have darker urine. ...Read more

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My urine is yellow. Just started new vitamins. Will it happen again?

Yes: The most common cause of changes in urine color and smell is a change in diet. New vitamins, foods, and level of water intake can have dramatic effects on the urine. ...Read more

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Why is my urine yellow in colour. I have been taking multi vitamins lately.?

Why is my urine yellow in colour. I have been taking multi vitamins lately.?

Yellow urine: Yellow urine is one of the normal colors of urine. Vitamins often have B vitamins that make urine more densely colored yellow, and that is normal. ...Read more

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Does urine always change to bright yellow with prenatal vitamins? It was and not it isn't as bright though I'm still taking them.

Does urine always change to bright yellow with prenatal vitamins? It was and not it isn't as bright though I'm still taking them.

Prenatals: The shades of yellow can vary depending on the other components of your urine. no worries whether the coolor is there or not, continue taking your vitamins. :) ...Read more

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When I take the tablet prenatal vitamin my urine turns yellow, but when I take the softgel prenatal vitamin my urine is normal. Why which is better?

When I take the tablet prenatal vitamin my urine turns yellow, but when I take the softgel prenatal vitamin my urine is normal. Why which is better?

Whole Food Diet: You've just demonstrated the problems with taking vitamins- Except for Vit's A, D, E & K which are stored in fat, most vitamins are 'water-soluble' and not stored. So, we have the healthiest toilets in the world! Don't worry, you'll get enough of the nutrients either way/pill- but please eat a 'who;e food' based diet- your body will absorb what it needs, when it needs it, never too much or little! ...Read more

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If urine is dark yellow, is that dehydration or excess vitamins?

If urine is dark yellow, is that dehydration or excess vitamins?

Both are possible: Other causes are jaundice or small amounts of blood. If it persists despite good hydration you should definitely have a urinalysis performed and see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Do vitamins b, c and magnesium cause yellowish brown stool and bright yellow urine?

Do vitamins b, c and magnesium cause yellowish brown stool and bright yellow urine?

B-Vitamins: B vitamins can cause bright yellow urine, check with your doctor if you are concerned. Not familiar with these vitamins and magnesium causiing yellowish stool. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What vitamin do I have to take to make my urine stay looking yellow?

What vitamin do I have to take to make my urine stay looking yellow?

No such thing: The yellow color is due to a pigment called urochrome and it is a byproduct of the normal breakdown of hemoglobin. Vitamins all work together in a team to enable oxidation to take place in creating energy and you can't use them to "direct the traffic" as it were. Their only function is to maintain god given health. Urochrome is a normal product of oxidation. ...Read more

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My urine is bright yellow but I don't take vitamins, cause?

My urine is bright yellow but I don't take vitamins, cause?

Normal variation: The color of one's urine is a reflection of one's state of hydration and how one's body uses water. The more hydrated one is, the clearer the color and the greater the urinary frequency. On the other hand, darker yellow urine is associated with dehydration and less urinary frequency. Vitamin b2 (riboflavin), present in most multivitamins, is what imparts a more colorful yellow/orange urine. ...Read more

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Why is your urine bright yellow after you take a multi vitamin?

Why is your urine bright yellow after you take a multi vitamin?

From Coloring dyes: Most multivitamin have coloring agent added to them ie yellow number 5 or something similar and this non toxic coloring agent is removed unchanged by the kidneys. Urine color can be yellow, green, orange etc depending on the coloring agent added to the multivitamin tablets. ...Read more

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Does taking a B-complex vitamin and having bright yellow urine mean you are taking enough?

Does taking a B-complex vitamin and having bright yellow urine mean you are taking enough?

Enough B1 and B2: Vitamins B1 and esp. B2 have a yellow color so bright yellow urine suggests enough B1 and B2. But B3, 5, 6, 12 and folate aren't yellow and you might still have inadequate levels of those. Many have difficulty absorbing B12. Nearly half of people have trouble metabolizing folic acid and need the L-5-MTHF form of folate. Fasting blood homocysteine can indicate if you have enough B6, B12 and folate. ...Read more

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I have been taking mega men vitamins and noticed my urine has been bright yellow. Is that the excess vitamins that the body doesn't use?

I have been taking mega men vitamins and noticed my urine has been bright yellow. Is that the excess vitamins that the body doesn't use?

Yes.: Multivitamins can impart a bright yellow color to the urine, usually attributed to the b-complex vitamins. Other compounds in the formulation also contribute to urine color, and is harmless. Patients who use their urine color as a measure of hydration status should be careful not to drink fluids excessively because of this. ...Read more

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