547836 tn?1302832832

Doc recommended supplements (nutrition facts included). Thoughts?

Currently on tx Pegasys and Ribavirin and started on Neupogen.  
I am 130 lbs and a couple of inches shorter than 6 ft tall.  
I contacted the doctor about possible benefits of taking multivitamins.  I was told that it would be good to just eat properly.  In other words, unless I'm not eating well, the doc recommended:

- Protegra Antioxidant:
- Stresstabs with Zinc:

I actually have been eating well however, there isn't much meat in my diet.

I was reading the nutrition facts under the links and noticed that although none of the two contain iron, the Protegra contains 5000 IU of Vitamin A!  That's a lot of Vitamin A.

Should I start taking these every other day?  Or maybe once/ twice a week instead of everyday?  or not at all?

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476246 tn?1418870914
The stresstabs with zinc look good. I would definitely not the the Protegra though.

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476246 tn?1418870914
If they have 5000 IU of vitamin A, you should NOT take them at all.

No iron, no vitamin A. Please check out the site I gave you a few days ago.

www.ebamultivitamin.com  it has NO iron and NO vitamin A

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