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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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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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Small, white pieces in urine, no urine infraction, notice after I started to take multi vitamin, what could be the cause? Can it come from the vitamin

Small, white pieces in urine, no urine infraction, notice after I started to take multi vitamin, what could be the cause? Can it come from the vitamin

Here are some ...: Seeing few or some floating whitish particles in the urine is not uncommon but benign and usually occurs while urine is more alkaline with pH > 7, reflecting what consumed. So, it is okay as long as being comfortable and having an unremarkable urinalysis. ...Read more

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Can a multi vitamin make u smell urine more strongly?

Can a multi vitamin make u smell urine more strongly?

Yes it dose: The vitamins product are secreted in the urine which could give it the smell and certain color. ...Read more

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My nails have recently taken on a yellow tinge to them for two weeks now which is now very noticeable. I am taking a multi vitamin and omega three.

My nails have recently taken on a yellow tinge to them for two weeks now which is now very noticeable. I am taking a multi vitamin and omega three.

Nail polish?: If you don't smoke (a common cause), the most likely culprit is nail polish. The yellowing is a result of your nails absorbing some of the pigment from the polish. Dark red pigments are most likely to stain your nails, so try a lighter red, or a different color altogether. Yellow nails can also be caused by some medical conditions, so if it's not cigarets or polish, you should consult your doctor. ...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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I'm 28 and had low grade fever and bright yellow urine. I don't take vitamins. Urine glucose is 100 blood glucose 110. Not fasting or diabetic?

I'm 28 and had low grade fever and bright yellow urine. I don't take vitamins. Urine glucose is 100 blood glucose 110. Not fasting or diabetic?

Check it more: Glucose in the urine indicates the blood sugar (bs) is high enough to overwhelm the ability of the kidneys to recover all of the glucose from filtered blood, as the filtrate travels the path toward becoming urine. People vary greatly in their ability to recover this filtered glucose. Some even have glucose in the urine when blood sugar is totally normal. Get more bs readings to be sure no diabetes. ...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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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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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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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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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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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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Is my urine supposed to be bright yellow after taking vitamin b complex?

Is my urine supposed to be bright yellow after taking vitamin b complex?

It depends: Urine normally is yellow/amber, turns dark yellow while we take vitamins but it all depends due to combination of other foods ingested along with water which dilutes the urine. ...Read more

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My urine is a neon yellow color and I don't take vitamins. What could cause this and should I be worried? I drink water and eat ice all day long

Urine color: Normal urine color ranges from very pale yellow/or clear (when it is very dilute) to dark yellow, almost brown when it is extremely concentrated (i.e. You're not drinking enough fluids). The color is affected by certain dyes in foods, a common one is due to the riboflavin vitamin you mentioned. As long as it continues to vary in this range, being mostly yellow, there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Multivitamin (Definition)

Multivitamin is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more