Adverse effects of antioxidative vitamins

@article{Rutkowski2012AdverseEO,
  title={Adverse effects of antioxidative vitamins},
  author={Maciej Rutkowski and Krzysztof Grzegorczyk},
  journal={International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={25},
  pages={105-121}
}
High doses of synthetic antioxidative vitamins: A, E, C and β-carotene are often used on long-term basis in numerous preventive and therapeutic medical applications. Instead of expected health effects, the use of those vitamins may however lead to cases of hypervitaminosis and even to intoxication. The article points out main principles of safety which are to be observed during supplementation with antioxidative vitamins. Toxic effects resulting from erroneous administration of high doses of… CONTINUE READING

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