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What is the maximum safe amount of vitamin B6 to take daily?

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What is the maximum safe amount of vitamin B6 to take daily?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 5 years ago.
100 mg is the recommended maximum daily adult dosage.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
What are the risks of exceeding 100mg?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 5 years ago.
The major risk is nerve damage--symptoms of peripheral neuropathy with numbness, tingling and muscle weakness that can become permanent. There's also headaches and fatigue.
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