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AREDS 2 and side effects

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Hi @sally1b2b
I've been taking AREDS 2 for about a year and have never experienced an upset stomach after taking the pill. I recently started taking one in the morning and one in the evening which I think is the dosage recommended on the packaging. I have a friend in his mid 80s who was involved in the Bausch and Laumb study for AREDS 2 and he still receives free pills from them. He's never had any stomach issues either. I did find that it is a known side effect that you should discuss with your doctor if you are having it.

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I have taken Preservision with Areds 2 for over 5 years and also take one in the am and one in the pm rather than 2 at the same time. I have never had stomach problems and wonder if spacing them out that way would lessen the effects of any stomach upset. I also happen to take one right before breakfast and dinner just as a reminder so that might help also.

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FL Mary

I've had pretty bad stomach upset stomach since starting Areds2. I also get migraines and the frequency has increased dramatically since starting Ared2. Which is what I was initially searching to find out, is there a connection to ingestion of this suppliment. Ared2 is the only change I've made to my meds and supplements in over a year.

I have been taking 2 a day for 2 yrswith no side effects.