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My doctor told me to take areds, so i bought the preservision

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My doctor told me to take areds, so i bought the preservision areds. is it safe to take this along with lutein and zeaxanthin?

Dr. Tom : Hi, I'm online now and would be happy to help you with your question. Just reply and we'll get started. Dr. Tom
Dr. Tom : Yes it acceptable to use all of the supplements you mentioned.

all together, i noticed it has 14,320 IU of vitamin A (beta-carotened). can that mess me up?

Dr. Tom : The nutritional supplements in the compounded AREDs product are considered to be safe. The other supplements mentioned would not have any bearing on the beta-carotene.
Dr. Tom : The use of the supplemental is in common use among ophthalmologist.
Dr. Tom : However remember that all supplements need to be used in conjunction with a full understanding of each patient's particular medical history.

ok, awesome, also, i have diabetes, just recently diagnosed and taking diabete vitamins and 5mb blood pressure medicine, will these vitamins mess around with me

Dr. Tom : There is nothing alarming about your vitamin supplements with regard to diabetes mellitus. But please remember to report this to your primary care physician so that he has a full understanding of all of the medications and supplements you take
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