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Doctor insights on: Vitamins Capsules Vs Tablets

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Why don't vitamin b17 tablets exist?

Why don't vitamin b17 tablets exist?

Fraud: There is no medically recognized vitamin b17. ...Read more

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Any vitamin tablet for gaining weight...

Any vitamin tablet for gaining weight...

Vitamins do not: Help w/weight gain. Your diet, exercise level, and your metabolism all determine your weight. Please start by seeing your doc to make sure thyroid and other hormones are in balance. Then see a nutritionist for an appropriate food plan. Good fats like coconut oil are good along w/protein. Exercise will build and define muscle. Please don't define yourself by your weight. ...Read more

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Are vitamin tablets vegetarian friendly?

Are vitamin tablets vegetarian friendly?

Some are, some not: Vitamins tend to be mostly vegetarian, but some contain animal-derived products, especially vitamin a which may come from fish oil. Also, some vitamins are in gelatin-based gel-caps. Read the ingredients and avoid gel-caps. A quality multivitamin will usually state on the label if it is appropriate for vegetarians. ...Read more

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Is lymcey, vitamin tablet good for children?

Is lymcey, vitamin tablet good for children?

Limcee?: If you mean limcee, they only contain vitamin c. A good children's multivitamin would be a better and cheaper choice. Also good nutrition will prevent vitamin deficiencies even without supplements. ...Read more

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Prenatal vitamin question. Is there a small pill?

Prenatal vitamin question. Is there a small pill?

Prenatal vitamins: There are many types of prenatal vitamins. Some of them are smaller pills or capsules than others. There are also chewable vitamins. And a multivitamin plus a tablet of Folic Acid can be substituted for a prenatal vitamin. ...Read more

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Need to know if vitamin tablets are good for health?

Need to know if vitamin tablets are good for health?

Maybe: If you have a known vitamin deficiency, then replacement therapy is good for you. However, very few people in the USA eating anything close to a regular diet have vitamin deficiency. You can ask your doctor to test for specific vitamins, and discuss treatment. For almost everyone else, vitamin tablets are good for the financial health of the drug companies, but do not do much for the consumer. ...Read more

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Should multi vitamin tablets be taken by everyone daily?

Should multi vitamin tablets be taken by everyone daily?

Probably unless...: There's no consensus but I believe the answer is yes unless you have an extraordinarily healthy diet. I don't know about the uk but in the us very few people get the recommended levels (rdi) of vitamins ; minerals from diet; even if they do there's evidence that levels above rdi can help prevent many illnesses. Some studies found little benefit but used poor quality vits. See http://bit. Ly/18xyule. ...Read more

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Can I take visical vitamin tablets with primrose capules?

Can I take visical vitamin tablets with primrose capules?

What for?: It is very unlikely that, other than lightening your wallet, these things are doing you any good.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What's the difference between the b12 shot and the b12 vitamin pill?

What's the difference between the b12 shot and the b12 vitamin pill?

Depends on cause...: There are lots of reasons for B12 deficiency, but can you offer more information about your medical history so we can help you learn why your B12 level is down? B12 can be supplemented orally, by nasal spray, by injection appropriate to the cause of the B12 deficiency. Talk with your doctor about which formulation is appropriate here--the shot does not require enteral absorption. ...Read more

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How do you know if a solid pill form of any drug or vitamin is being dissolved in your system?

How do you know if a solid pill form of any drug or vitamin is being dissolved in your system?

Testing: Some medications can be tested for to assure there is adequate levels in your system. Mostly all drugs are digested and "dissolved" in your "system" and metabolized. Some pills do have an outer coating, but may have a gits (gasro-intestinal timed system) with a small pin-hole in them that slowly releases the drug. These may be visible in your stool, but rest assured the medication is usually out. ...Read more

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Are vitamins (in pill form) really worth it? Does your body absorb it. Just like so with foods?

Are vitamins (in pill form) really worth it? Does your body absorb it. Just like so with foods?

Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. The dose (read label and check that half or more of the ingredients are several 100 per cent above RDA. Dose more important than a long list. ...Read more

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Is biotin (vitamin h) more common in pill form or im injection? And do you need a script for it?

Is biotin (vitamin h) more common in pill form or im injection? And do you need a script for it?

Biotin: Biotin is in the "b complex" family, and is not commonly deficient. Some foods contain it, and bacteria in your intestine make it. It's available in both multivitamin form and as a single supplement -- most often in pill form rather than im. It's water soluble, which means your body doesn't store it. You don't need a prescription for it. Http://tinyurl. Com/ksnwg4y. ...Read more

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Do vitamin tablets make your butt grow?

Do vitamin tablets make your butt grow?

No: Vitamins do not make your butt grow. There is one supplement - creatine that is supposed to help build muscle but I don't think its a good supplement to take. ...Read more

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Is taking a muti-vitamin pill daily healthy?

Is taking a muti-vitamin pill daily healthy?

Probably: If you're eating a mainstream, sensible diet there's probably no benefit, but many folks don't. A cheap vitamin-and-mineral supplement from a drugstore chain shouldn't cost you more than maybe $20/year. ...Read more

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Any vitamin tablets worth trying to help my health anxieties?

Any vitamin tablets worth trying to help my health anxieties?

You tell me.: If taking a multivitamin (mvi) pill helps your anxiety, it might be worth it for a while until you can get actual professional help for the anxiety - even though there is anxiety-relieving effect in and mvi, taking it may make you feel you are doing something about your anxiety. Professional help for anxiety would include seeing a therapist or psychiatrist for it. As for the larger question of... ...Read more

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What should I use vitamin E tablets for?

What should I use vitamin E tablets for?

Benifits: It is an antioxydant, helps eye, skin, prevents dm, blood clot, alzheimer, nerologic disorder. Also prevents cattarhct, and protects from environmental toxins. ...Read more

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What is the benefits of eating vitamin E tablet?

What is the benefits of eating vitamin E tablet?

Benefits unclear: There is evidence vit e might prevent heart disease, cancer, macular degeneration & dementia but research has given mixed & conflicting results. One problem is many of the studies use synthetic e or just Alpha tocopherol, but only natural mixed tocopherols are likely beneficial. Better evidence for benefits of eating e-rich foods. See http://www. Hsph. Harvard. Edu/nutritionsource/vitamin-e/ & my comment:. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking vitamin E tablets??

What are the benefits of taking vitamin E tablets??

Benefits: If possible, please go to a nearby Library and see the benefits or otherwise. If you have the opportunity to read the benefits from home, that would be easier.

Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Are gummy prenatal vitamins as good as prenatal tablet?

Are gummy prenatal vitamins as good as prenatal tablet?

Yes and no: They have enough Folic Acid to be helpful, but they lack iron. Supplemental iron is very important. Many women start pregnancy with low iron already, and then the baby continues to take from you. You should find some iron supplement that you can take with these. ...Read more

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What vitamin tablet is right for a growning 15year old girl?

What vitamin tablet is right for a growning 15year old girl?

Good nutrition: The best way to get vitamins is in your daily diet. If for some reason your diet is limited, then be sure to get enough vitamins d, c, b's, and calcium and iron. Discuss your diet and nutritional needs with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any OTC pill or vitamin that can eliminate dizziness?

Is there any OTC pill or vitamin that can eliminate dizziness?

If by dizziness: You mean unsteadiness (especially with your eyes closed) you may have a deficiency in Vitamin B12 resulting in dysfunction of the posterior columns of the spinal cord. Have the blood level checked. If it is less than 350 I would recommend sublingual B12. It may take up to a year to recover ones balance. Excedrin can cause rebound headache a problem if you have vertiginous migraine (dizzy) ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects of using multi vitamin tablets?

Can there be any side effects of using multi vitamin tablets?

Side Effects: Side effects of taking a multivitamin include an upset stomach, headache or
unpleasant taste in your mouth. If you take it right before bedtime, it could cause some sleep problems. Most people do not notice any difficulties when taking vitamins. If you take too many, one can have more serious side effects. Take the vitamin as directed on the bottle. ...Read more

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Can a multi-vitamin pill actually give you all those necessary vitamins and minerals?

It depends: Each multivitamin is different and you have to read the label to see what it contains. Consult a vitamin specialist if you have questions. It also depends on your medical conditions. If you take zantac, (ranitidine) prilosec, pepcid, or have celiac disease or similar, you may not absorb vitamins well and need an alternate method of delivery. ...Read more

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Is it true that excessive use of vitamin tablets is bad for a man's reproductive health?

Probably: Excessive use of pretty much anything is bad for you

some people feel that if one multi vit / day is good then 2 or 3 or more is better this is not true
probably the main reason would be possible vit a overdose
not just bad for reproductive health but health in general. ...Read more

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What pill/vitamin do you recommend a type 1 diabetic to take to help them loose weight faster?

No such thing.: There is nothing that will do this safely. Diet and exercise are incredibly effective, safe and good for a variety of other reasons. Consider staying on the harder path. ...Read more

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Does vitamin tablets make u have any side effect? Or it just digests it if our body doesn't needed?

Does vitamin tablets make u have any side effect? Or it just digests it if our body doesn't needed?

Can have side effect: Vitamin a, d, e, and k are fat-soluble vitamins so they can build up in your fat. Too much of these vitamins can lead to dangerous, toxic levels. Skip the pills and get the vitamins you need from food and sun. ...Read more