Can you take vitamin C and vitamin B12 together?

This question is about Nutrition

Sarah Achleithner

When taken together, vitamin C could break down

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in your digestive tract and reduce absorption [1]. To avoid this interaction, wait 2-3 hours to take vitamin C after your B12 supplement.  

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  1. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. (2023, August 10). Vitamin B-12. Mayo Clinic.