What makes Ochsner Vitamins better than the Vitamins in a retail store?
All Ochsner Vitamins are made with the highest quality raw materials which ensure our customers and patients the highest absorption rates, along with the best quality. To ensure the safety and quality for our customers and patients, we engaged with a manufacturer who is an NSF certified GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) which indicates all of the raw materials they use in the manufacturing process are tested for purity, efficacy, contamination, and safety prior to formulation.
GMP’s are practices and the systems required to be adapted in pharmaceutical manufacturing, quality control, quality system covering the manufacture and testing of pharmaceuticals or drugs including active pharmaceutical ingredients, diagnostics, foods, pharmaceutical products, and medical devices. GMPs are guidance that outline the aspects of production and testing that can impact the quality of a product.
I want to learn more about Ochsner Vitamins and Supplements. Where can I find more information about them?
Please visit our website at www.OchsnerVitamins.com to learn more about each product.
Why should I take them?
The Ochsner Vitamin line will provide you with the best opportunity to improve your overall health by using the highest quality of products available. They are designed to enhance absorption to achieve the most effective outcomes. Ochsner Vitamins are not intended to cure, treat, or manage a disease but along with a good diet, will work to improve your overall health.
Do Ochsner Vitamins & Supplements cost more than other vitamins I see in my local store?
Not only are Ochsner Vitamins & Supplements competitively priced, they are endorsed by a healthcare provider you can trust. Since the supplement industry is not regulated, Ochsner feels it is important to offer vitamins and supplements with the highest quality. Furthermore, Ochsner Vitamins will be priced at or below products that are currently sold in retail stores.
Where can I purchase Ochsner Vitamins?
Vitamins can be purchased at the following locations:
Can I use my Flexiable Spending Account (FSA) for Vitamins and Supplements?
Currently, FSAs can only be used to purchase Vitamins prescribed by their Doctor. Ochsner Vitamins will not require a physician’s prescription; therefore, FSAs will not be permitted for purchase. However, Ochsner is working with Virgin Health Miles to approve Vitamin & Supplement purchases as miles to help reduce your healthcare insurance premiums. Stay tuned for more info on that exciting partnership!
If I purchase my Ochsner Vitamins online, can you ensure my credit card information is protected from outside sources?
OchsnerVitamins.com uses the same internet security and customer privacy software used for online banking so that you can have peace of mind that your personal information is protected.
Is it necessary to create an account to place an order?
You may shop as a guest without creating an account, if you desire.
What do I do if my product is damaged?
In the event one of the products you receive is damaged due to poor handling by the carrier or shipping service, you have 7 days upon receiving the product to return it in order to receive a full refund and new product. For customer returns, please contact 504-736-4739 or email us at email@example.com.
Where should I store my vitamins?
All bottles should be kept in a climate controlled room. If your vitamins have been stored in a room that is above 80 °F for more than a week, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about whether taking a particular product is safe.
What is the shelflife of my vitamins?
Each Ochsner Vitamin or Supplement has shelf-life of 2 years. The expiration date will be listed on the bottom of each bottle.
When should I take my vitamins?
Please read the label of each bottle for specific directions on when to take each Vitamin you purchase. The majority of vitamins should be taken with food to increase absorption and effectiveness.
If I take a multivitamin, why should I also have to take other vitamins, like Vitamin C, for example?
Taking an additional Vitamin or Supplement will depend on the specific health goals you have set for yourself. To learn more about the benefits of each specific Vitamin or Supplement, please visit www.OchsnerVitamins.com and click on the product link.
If I'm on medication, are there any Vitamins and Supplements I should be taking?
There are a wide variety of medications that will deplete the body of nutrients that are essential to help maintain a high quality of life. Click here to view our depletion chart that indicates what medications may deplete the body of essential nutrients.
Will any Vitamins or Supplements interact with any of my medications?
If you are on any medications, we recommend you discuss this with your physician prior to taking.
How do I know which Vitamins and Supplements I should be taking?
Taking a specific Vitamin or Supplement will depend on a variety of factors such as age, gender, health goals, level of activity, and your current level of health. Click here to see our recommendations on what Vitamins may be best for you.
How many Vitamins should I take?
The answer to this question varies from person to person, so you should consult your Physician or Dietitian to find out your ideal dosage. If you have a particular question about dosage of a particular vitamin, please contact us at email@example.com and one of our Registered Dietitians will be in touch to discuss your product with you.
Can I overdose on Vitamins?
It's very rare that you could overdose on vitamins but that doesn't mean that more is always better. Usually, if you take more vitamins than your body needs, the excess vitamins are excreted. Certain vitamins, such as vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, niacin and iron can damage the body if the dosage is extremely high.
Are vitamins ever dangerous?
Generally, over-the-counter vitamins (particularly multivitamins) are safe for everyone to take, but there are some people who react negatively to certain vitamins. Consult your doctor immediately if you show any signs of a negative reaction to a vitamin or supplement.
What is the policy if I would like to return my Vitamin?
If you would like to return your product for any particular reason, you may return it for a full refund (less shipping and handling). You are covered by this unconditional money back guarantee for 30 days from your date of purchase. Please e-mail or call our Customer Service Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-736-4739 within 30 days of the shipment date to receive authorization and return instructions.