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When should you take prenatal

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Three months before: Three months before your pregnancy if you can anticipate.

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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Check Vit K: If the prenatal vit contains vit k you should notify your doctor first.
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: Prenatal vitamins are just multivitamins with optimum levels of certain nutrients for women trying to become pregnant. They will in no way interfere w ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Don't stop prenatals: If you're pregnant, you need to take prenatal vitamins, whatever else you're taking. You and your baby need the extra vitamins far more than you need ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: there is nothing at this stage that can reverse the effect of the original medication
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Check with doctor: Eventhough you do eat good with your pregnancy, your baby do need certain vitaminsfor good development that your diet is not enough. You should try t ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Prenatal: Megadoses of Vitamin A are bad for a developing fetus, such as those in the acne medicine Accutane. The dose in prenatal vitamins is fine. Take as dir ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes.: Extra Folic Acid is good!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Prenatal vitamins contain a very important b vitamin called folate, or folic acid. Folate has been shown to prevent "spina bifida, " or spinal cord d ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes.: If taken together on empty stomach, will likely cause distress--so separate timing or take with food.
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