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Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answeredTherapeutic vitamins with minerals provide a combination of the many different vitamins and minerals that food would normally provide. Sometimes a person is deficient in certain vitamins and minerals because of a digestive disorder, illness, medication interaction, poor diet or pregnancy. The supplements provide the vitamins and minerals that the body needs to function. They are manufactured under a wide variety of brand names available either as a prescription or over-the-counter.
Goldina Erowele, Caregiving, answered
Some of the side effects of Vitamin B6 that have been reported in some patients includes
- Central nervous system: Somnolence
- Dermatologic: Itching
- Gastrointestinal: Bloating, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, vomiting
- Hematologic: Peripheral vascular thrombosis, polycythemia vera
- Neuromuscular and skeletal: Paresthesia
- Miscellaneous: Allergic reaction
Severe iron toxicity may occur in overdose, particularly when ingested by children; iron is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children; store out of children's reach and in child-resistant containers. Adult preparations may contain amounts of iron which should not be used in children.
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