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Calcium and Vitamin Supplements

Calcium and vitamin supplements can help when there is a real deficiency of some micronutrients, but their use without indication in healthy people is controversial. Some supplements can raise the levels of particular micronutrients (especially iron and Vitamin A) to toxic levels.

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What is multivitamin?

Multivitamins are a blend of numerous distinct vitamins that are commonly good for nourishment and other natural sources. Multivitamins are utilised to supply vitamins that are not taken in through the diet. Multivitamins are further utilised to overcome vitamin deficiencies (lack of vitamins) initiated by sickness, pregnancy, poor nutrition, digestive disorders, and numerous other conditions.

Multivitamins may further be utilised for other reasons not recorded in this medication guide. What is the most significant data I should understand about multivitamins? Should I never take more than the suggested dose of a multivitamin. Also should I avoid taking more than one multivitamin unless my medical practitioner notifies me to. Also will taking alike vitamins simultaneously lead to overdose of vitamin and grave side effects.

Many multivitamin tablets comprise of minerals like calcium, metal, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Minerals taken in excess can lead to side-effects like tooth staining, increased urination, stomach bleeding, uneven heart rate, confusion, and muscle weakness or stumble feeling. Read the label on the cover of multivitamins to cofirm and be aware of all that it contains. Be vigilant you have not taken too much of the medication. An overdose of vitamins A, D, E, or K can lead to grave or life-threatening edge effects. Certain minerals comprised in a multivitamin may also be taken as an overdose leading to symptoms like stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, loss of appetite, hair loss, peeling of skin, tingly feeling in or round your mouth, alterations in menstrual time span, weight loss, severe headache, sinew or joint pain, intense back pain, body-fluid in your urine, pale skin, and very easy bruising or bleeding. Do not take this medication with milk or any other dairy goods, calcium supplements, or antacids that comprise calcium. Calcium may make it harder for your body to soak up certain components of the multivitamin.

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