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Posted by: marie marais | 2009-10-12

Vitamen supplements

Am currently supplementing with:
calcium, magnesium, vitamen c and athroguard containing
glucosamin and condroiton.
Have started prescription medication of iron capsules
how far apart do i take these tabs, haveheaard that I
cannot take iron with other tabs only with vitamen c

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Hi Marie

Vitain C may increase iron absorption, while calcium may influence absorption of heme-iron (Sources of heme iron include meat, fish and poultry). The other tabs should not have a major effect on your tabs.

If you wish to, these can be take 2 hours apart

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