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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 6/26/2019

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