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Vitamin K2

Hi, I have been taking Vitamin K2 for a while along with Vitamin D3. The make I always have in Solgar K2 100mcg. I've just had my order delivered and it is Solgar again, but it says 100ug instead on the front and also instead of saying dietary supplement, it says food supplement. I just wanted to check that this was the same thing - If anyone can advise I would be grateful.

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ug is micrograms, same as mcg.

Are they otherwise the same ie tablets or capsules, Mk7?

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Thanks SeasideSusie. Yes they are still capsules and MK7

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Possibly just updating packaging then. As it's an American brand, maybe their 'rules' have changed recently regarding dietary/food supplement labelling.

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Ok thanks for your help

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It's easier to write "mcg". Using the formal "µ"....... the prefix comes from the Greek μικρός (mikrós), meaning "small".

Using this character on message boards means digging into the Character Map function, far too much of a faddle! :)

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In my book, follow this bit of NICE guidance:

‘Micrograms’ and ‘nanograms’ should not be abbreviated. Similarly ‘units’ should not be abbreviated.

bnf.nice.org.uk/guidance/pr...

Obviously, that wouldn't apply to anything or anyone outwith the UK!

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