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Vit B-6 (adhd)

How much vit B-6 can I give to my 8 yr old son who weighs about 50 lbs?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:57 PM on Mar. 14, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • Ask the pharmacist
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:58 PM on Mar. 14, 2010

  • consult the doc before giving it and ask the doc or pharmisist on the dose
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 5:03 PM on Mar. 14, 2010

  • You need to talk to your pediatrician about this and not trust in information you get off of the internet. Too much b-6 causes damage to the nervous system and can even cause mutations in a person's DNA.

    I have a b-6 defficiency because I'm allergic to the foods that are the best source of b-6 (beans and pork). So, I take a b-6 supplement. I weigh 145 lbs. and take 50mg daily. My dr said the MAXIMUM someone my size could take is 75mg.
    ThrivingMom

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 12:21 PM on Mar. 15, 2010

  • when it comes to vitamins, ask a nature path. My ped admited that they don't much studing vit in school, but naturpaths do.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:09 PM on Mar. 15, 2010

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