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Vitamin safety

Vitamin safety

Overview

Although the government does not monitor the safety of vitamins, standard vitamin and mineral tablets are considered relatively risk-free if you avoid high doses.

Review Date 7/11/2015

Updated by: Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.