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While taking a vitamin and it says to take 3 per day can you just take all 3 at once?

I hate taking ant type of pill I'd rather get it over with...yuck!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:37 PM on Nov. 7, 2010 in Health

Answers (9)
  • I had one once that said take 2....I took them both at once. I would call and ask a dr or pharmacist in the morning just to be sure. :)
    Kword

    Answer by Kword at 10:38 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • im taking 1 that says to take 3 so im taking them at different times because i have a sensitive stomach, but im sure it wouldnt hurt you if you did
    pookipoo

    Answer by pookipoo at 10:42 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Call to check, but it might make you sick to your stomach to take that much at one time.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 10:57 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Usually not a good idea.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 10:58 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • there's a reason to take 3 a day and taking more then that might do harm to not just your stomach but you kidney's and liver as well
    alotleft2do

    Answer by alotleft2do at 11:12 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • For vitamins, I just take all at once. If I don't, I'll forget.
    thatgirl70

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 11:15 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • It might decrease the effectiveness, if say, they only last 8 hours, and you need to take them throughout the day. If you take them all at once, you're just wasting them.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 9:32 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • I would not take three at a time, I would spread it out with meals.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 10:09 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • Id ask a pharmacist
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 10:20 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

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