Multivitamins are supplements containing vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids, and sometimes herbs. It is said to improve health, lowers the risk of some health conditions, and compensates for people who eat poorly. It also said to reduce the risk of some heart diseases.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

I have had a ulcer at the tip of my tongue for the past six days. Please suggest me a treatment.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a small mouth ulcer at the tip of my tongue for the last six days, and I am not getting cured. So I am taking due precautions like very soft food with curd, fruits with vitamin B complex, and multivitamin tablets. But the ulcer is not getting cured. Please suggest some antibiot...  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Mouth ulcers can be painful. However, taking antibiotics for this condition is not a good idea. Since you have just one ulcer, an antibiotic is not indicated for your condition. I suggest you some tips to help relieve your condition quick...  Read Full »

On consuming half a tablet of multivitamin, I acquired a burning sensation in my throat and ulcers on my tongue. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I had consumed half a tablet of multivitamin and felt a burning sensation in my throat and stomach. After some time, I developed ulcers in my throat, and after twelve hours, I acquired two ulcers on my tongue and swelling on my face. What should I do? Kindly help me with this.  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Tehmid

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In some patients, certain compounds can cause idiosyncratic reactions. However, it is not familiar with the consumption of multivitamins. All you need to do is stop taking this medicine right now. And apply antacid gel if it is still causing burning in the throat. Also...  Read Full »

Can tactile hallucination occur due to alcohol abstinence?

Query: Hi doctor, I have schizophrenia for more than 25 years. I had Clozapine for 15 years and now I am on Aripiprazole. I stayed away from alcohol for eight years. Before six months, I had alcohol once. Now, I am having some tactile hallucination. Is it due to alcohol abstinence? Will it disappear?  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you are abstinent for the last eight years, then tactile hallucinations are not due to alcohol intoxication or alcohol withdrawal. It means, it is due to your illness schizophrenia. Are you on any antipsychotic now? Revert back with the answer to the above questio...  Read Full »

Is it true that vitamin supplements help with recurrent vaginal infection?

Query: Hi doctor,I got married seven months back and this is the fourth time she caught bacterial vaginosis (BV). She never had any symptoms before marriage. We have consulted a gynecologist all the four times. She will prescribe antibiotics and other stuff and that successfully treat her for some time. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please get her sugar levels checked. It may seem a bit weird, but at times the main reason for recurrent vaginal infection could be low immune status. Yes, taking vitamin supplements will help her boost her immunity. You can discuss this with her doctor and get ...  Read Full »

What is the multivitamin that I have to use based on my vitamin panel test results?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had gastritis and IBS-D for the past three months. Also, I have grade 1 fatty liver, sinus tachycardia, and an enlarged prostate. Currently, I am taking tablet Propranol 10 mg twice daily, capsule Famotidine 20 mg twice daily, capsule Vitamin D 60000 IU, and capsule Vitamin A to...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and also seen the test results that you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Your vitamin B panel test values are within the normal limits. Vitamin B1, B3, B9, and B12 values are in the lower half of the refere...  Read Full »

Why is my vitamin B12 level over 1000?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 year old. I am taking tablet Cymbalta 60 mg and tablet Citalopram 10 mg daily for depression and anxiety. Recently, I got a blood test for vitamin B12 and the results turned out to be pretty high at 1344 pg/mL. I am aware that the normal range of vitamin B12 is 200-900 pg/mL. My...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash H. Muddegowda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Based on your query my opinion is as follows. Increased vitamin B12 is worrisome. It is a water-soluble vitamin. It never increase unless there is some amount of hepatic damage or certain cancers. I strongly urge you to get a liver function test. Both Cymbalta ...  Read Full »

Does Troynuron SR tablet have side effects?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 52 years old, and I am hypertensive for the past 12 years and diabetic for the past seven years. I am using Tozaar 50, one tablet for my hypertension and Amaryl 1 mg, half tablet before break fast and half tablet before dinner, for my diabetes. Of late, during intercourse, I am not...  Read Full »

Dr. Murali Rayani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your erectile dysfunction is due to autonomic neuropathy, meaning a dysfunction of the nerve. Troynuron SR tablet is a multivitamin combination of Methylcobalamin and Folate. It is used to treat neuropathy. There is no need to fear about its side effects. Keep sug...  Read Full »

My son is active but his weight and height are of major concern. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,My child is 3 years 1 month now. His birth weight was 2.7 kg. At the end of the first year, he was 7.5 kg. At the end of the second year, he was 9 kg. Now he is 11 kg. He is extremely active and thoughtful but his weight and height are our major concerns. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concerns. From what you mentioned, your son is underweight. I suggest that you perform stool analysis in order to exclude any parasitic infection. Also, a hemoglobin test is required to exclude possible anemia. I suggest Dexorange syrup as a multiv...  Read Full »

How can scrotal eczema be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I found a red dry skin on my scrotum today. What is is? Is it dangerous? How can I treat it? I am still a virgin. I have attached the pictures of the dry skin.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like scrotal dermatitis. Try doing the following. If it is itching, I suggest you take tablet Teczine (Levocetirizine hydrochloride) 10 mg, once in the night for a month. Also, mi...  Read Full »

Why do I feel that my body needs to be stretched?

Query: Hello doctor, I always feel my body needs to be stretched. My back starts paining when I hold a baby. What should I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This could be due to a number of causes including potassium, calcium, and vitamin B12 deficiencies. So I would recommend that you get a blood test for their levels or take multivitamin supplements three times per week. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.