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Are there any risks in taking vitamin B5?

There are no reported side effects from taking vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), though it is possible to have an allergic reaction. If you experience difficulty breathing, hives or facial swelling, contact a healthcare professional immediately. Vitamin B5 can be transferred to a fetus during pregnancy or to a nursing baby through breast milk. Talk to your doctor before taking pantothenic acid supplements while pregnant or breastfeeding.

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