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What are the side effects of vitamin supplements?

What are the side effects of vitamin supplements?

HUGE question: There is no way that this can be answered in 400 characters or less. Please ask about specific supplements so that we can respond. Recommend inquiring about each supplement in separate submissions. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

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What are the side effects of vitamin E capsules?

What are the side effects of vitamin E capsules?

Side effects Vit E: Go to drugs.com and look up your specific capsules to get the best answer. Or go to uptodate.com and look up Vitamin E toxicity. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vitamin C overdose?

What are the side effects of vitamin C overdose?

Mineral deficiencies: Mega dose vitamin c can actually be dangerous. It is true that vitamin c is water soluble & you will excrete any vitamin c that you don't use. However, in order to excrete vitamin c in your urine, you must also excrete minerals as well. Therefore, excess vitamin c can lead to mineral deficiencies, especially a copper deficiency. Be very cautious in megadosing any vitamin or mineral or amino acid. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking vitamin c ?

What are the side effects of taking vitamin c
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Diarrhea. : Better health, less illness, and diarrhea is your gut is sensitive to the dose or preparation you choose to take. The whole vitamin c complex is more effective than plain ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking iron supplements?

What are the side effects of taking iron supplements?

Mostly GI Distress: Side effects from taking iron supplements are most often diarrhea or constipation and epigastric abdominal discomfort. Taken after a meal, side effects decrease, but there is an increased risk of interaction with other substances. Black stools are not uncommon, but harmless. Liquid form can discolor the teeth and intramuscular injections can be painful and leave a brown discoloration. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a vitamin d injection?

What are the side effects of a vitamin d injection?

Loss of money: Except in extreme gut problems oral otc or even dr. Prescribed 50, 000 i.U. Capsules are adequate to reverse vit. D deficiency. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking vitamin e?

What are the side effects of taking vitamin e?

Probably none: There are very many forms of these fat soluble vitamins, known as part of the group tocopherols. They are a good source of antioxidant activity and a decent, healthy diet will have enough of the amount your body will need. If you do take it as a supplementk don't bother with more than 400 iu daily--probably only need a tenth of that. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking vitamin d?

What are the side effects of taking vitamin d?

Relatively few: Vitamin d is an essential material for our body. If you are vitamin d deficient, there should be no side effect to taking vitamin d, although I have heard of patients getting constipated from the calcium supplementation that goes along with it. If you take very high levels of vitamin d (>20, 000 units per day), you can develop hyper calcemia which has a number of consequences. Consult a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking multivitamins?

What are the effects of taking multivitamins?

Improve health: The effects of a multivitamin will vary, based on your individual nutrient needs.If you already have optimal vitamins & minerals from an excellent diet (which is unlikely!), a vitamin won't do much.But many have deficiencies, in which case taking a good multivit can improve a wide variety of symptoms (deficiencies can cause almost any symptom). It may also help prevent a wide variety of illnesses. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vitamin d on a fetus?

What are the side effects of vitamin d on a fetus?

Vitamin D: Vitamin d taken by the mother should have no side effects on the fetus. Vitamin d is a natural product which helps to regulate calcium metabolism in the body. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking too many vitamins?

What are the side effects of taking too many vitamins?

Pseudotumor Cerebri: Too much vitamin a or vitamin d gets stored in the body and increases the pressure of the cerebrospinal fluid on the brain, causing a condition called pseudotumor cerebri. It can be a life threatening condition. All things including vitamins in moderation. ...Read more

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What are the effects of vitamin C overdose?

What are the effects of vitamin C overdose?

Inconsequential : Vitamin c is water soluable, therefore amounts taken in excess of dietary needs are quickly excreted by the kidneys. Thus vitamin c has a very low toxicity. In rat studies the ld50 (dose that kills 50%) is very high. We have no data in humans to compare. One might expect diarrhea and/or abdominal cramping but nothing dangerous. If intentional overdose seek, psychiatric care immediately. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of vitamin C over-consumption?

What are the possible side effects of vitamin C over-consumption?

Mineral deficiencies: Mega dose vitamin c can actually be dangerous. It is true that vitamin c is water soluble & you will excrete any vitamin c that you don't use. However, in order to excrete vitamin c in your urine, you must also excrete minerals as well. Therefore, excess vitamin c can lead to mineral deficiencies, especially a copper deficiency. Be very cautious in megadosing any vitamin or mineral or amino acid. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking a probiotic supplement?

What are the side effects of taking a probiotic supplement?

Gas, bloating: Probiotics' side effects, if they occur, tend to be mild and digestive (such as gas or bloating) ...Read more

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What are the side effects of usana vitamins?

What are the side effects of usana vitamins?

Nobody truly knows: If it is an herbal product or a vitamin supplement, but not a real medication approved by the FDA, then it is probably not tested for interactions and side effects in the way that real medicines are tested. That means nobody truly knows what the safety level or the side effects are. If one hears of some interaction or thinks she is getting a side effect, she can visit her primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of overdosing on niacin supplements?

What are the side effects of overdosing on niacin supplements?

Niacin Overdose.: Too much Niacin does have the potential to affect your liver, so be careful. If this is something that has happened, you would need blood testing for liver enzymes right away. Stick to no more than 1500mg twice daily. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using vitamin C injection?

What are the side effects of using vitamin C injection?

INJECTION?: Injectable vitamin c? You got me on this one, never heard of it. Any one of my fellow physicians out there can educate this person and me? ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking vitamin d?

Relatively few: Vitamin d is an essential material for our body. If you are vitamin d deficient, there should be no side effect to taking vitamin d, although I have heard of patients getting constipated from the calcium supplementation that goes along with it. If you take very high levels of vitamin d (>20, 000 units per day), you can develop hyper calcemia which has a number of consequences. Consult a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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Calcitriol (Definition)

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