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Hi. I take a multi-vitamin (Vitabiotics well woman plus) once

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Hi. I take a multi-vitamin (Vitabiotics well woman plus) once a day for general well-being. It contains:

32mg B3
10mg B6
60mg C
50μg Biotin
400μg Folic Acid
15mg Zinc
Plus many other things (Omega3, Magnesium, Vitamins D, K)

I have been recommended another product to take for "anxiety": Health-span 5HTP. This also contains these overlapping vitamins:
30mg B3
2.8mg B6
80mg C
50 μg D-biotion
100μg Folic Acid
5mg Zinc

I am a woman, aged 40, height 5ft, 7in, weight 10stone.
Is it safe to take both of these at the same time?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

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Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes you can safely take the two together without any problems.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Even though there are overlapping vitamins in both of them but they should not cause any problems as they still fall in the therapeutic dose range.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

However I would prefer you taking either one or the other than taking both because of the very fact that there are a few overlapping vitamins.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Let me know if you have any further questions.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you for the quick reply. The reason for my question is because several internet sources suggest that taking too high doses of B vitamins over a period of time can be damaging for the body, particularly the nerves. Is that so?

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
Actually these are only supplemental doses and they are not too high at all.
So nothing to worry about.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.