What is Dietary Supplements?

Category: Supplements

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Vitamins and minerals are substances needed in small but steady amounts for growth, function and health. Together, vitamins and minerals are called micronutrients. The body can't make most micronutrients, so you must get them from the foods or, in some cases, from dietary supplements.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dietary Supplements

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Dietary Supplements

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Dietary Supplements

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Dietary Supplements

Oct 20, 2008 (Started May 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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