Vitamins (Multiple/Prenatal)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Vitamins (Multiple/Prenatal)?

(VYE ta mins, MUL ti pul/pree NAY tal)

• This vitamin is used to supplement the nutritional needs of a pregnant female or one trying to get pregnant.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you have a baby with a birth defect, talk with healthcare provider before trying to get pregnant. You may need even higher doses of folic acid.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Constipation. More liquids, regular exercise, or a fiber-containing diet may help. Talk with healthcare provider about a stool softener or laxative.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department...

 
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