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July 20th, 2012, 09:20 AM
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so, this is not directly related to pregnancy, although it is in the 'broader' sense !!

In May I got vitamin B6 as I was feeling down and exhausted from work pressures and just everythin gin general so I was recommended B6 for this as its meant to be 'fabulous' for giving energy and reducing tiredness, and for help in stressful/anxious times.

So I took one a day (50mg) but I found instead of getting better I was actually feeling worse , I don't know whether that was all in my mind or what but after a few weeks I stopped taking them and gradually have improved ( again, not sure of there is a link). So anyway, i put the bottle in the cupboard and kin dof forgot abou tit and then today was looking for something and came across the bottle again. I must add here that when I stoppped the bottle was still over 70-80% full as I had only taken it on and off for a few weeks.

Well, when i looked inside it seemed like half the tablets had vanished! But on closer inspection i saw that many had 'crumbled' and become powder/tiny crumbly pieces. Needless to say I did freak out and immediately googled (after assuming I had ingested God knows what in the form of Vit B6!). On the internet i managed to find some info saying that when medicines/drugs are expired they show signs of degradation or spoilage such as crumbling.

Has anyone else experienced this or herd of something like this? It had/has really got me worried. I had brought these at Hollands and Barretts (sealed) , which is a reputed all -naturel store and I have had many things from them before aswell. Also, the expiry date on this is 2014. Perhaps they got the date wrong? The bottle was stored in a dry cupoboard away from sunlight .

confused !!!

oh yes, my point being...this post is 'indirectly' related to pregnancy as if i have vitamins it will improve health which will lead to a healthy ttc period...lol
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July 22nd, 2012, 07:10 AM
strvnwritr's Avatar TTC #3 Since 2010
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That's really bizarre! I've never experienced anything like that. I take B6 for fertility reasons and I've never had a problem with it.

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July 22nd, 2012, 08:32 AM
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I have never experienced that either. I suggest taking the bottle back to where you bought it. Maybe they can give you a refund.
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