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Not likely: What is the reason that you take Elevit for? Are you pregnant or trying to become pregnant? No matter what the reason is would suggest you stop taking it for few days. If still feeling sick, seek medical attention. ...Read more
Yes: Chemicals absorbed differentailly.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am taking elevit with iodine and have just been diagnosed with over active thyroid
I am thinking it's because of these supplements. Should I change?
Either: Any vitamin marked "prenatal" at your local pharmacy is fine. Some women prefer the smell or taste of a particular brand. ...Read more
I've been taking elevit pregnancy vitamin for sometime now. Is it safe to take for long term?Im not pregnant yet, just trying to.
No problem: No problems. Good for lactating women.Get a more detailed answer ›
I just found out that i'm pregnant and the pharmacist told me to take fefol iron and folate (folic acid) as well as elevit pregnancy multivitamins. Is this ok?
Ideally with 5-MTHF: Most prenatals are fairly similar but there's a subtle yet important difference. About 30% of people can't convert Folic Acid to its active form, l-5-mthf, so to be on the safe side it's best to take one with that form like prenatal nutrients (pure encapsulations) , basic prenatal (thorne) or prenatal pro (designs for health). These also have biotin, which is important, & natural e, not synthetic. ...Read more
Many reasons.: The most important ingredient in prenatal vitamin formulations is folic acid, a b-complex agent that has been shown to prevent birth defects (mainlyopen neural tube defects, heart anomalies and preterm birth) and calcium.Vitamin d to assure proper fetal bone growth and avoid maternal bone loss. All reproductive-age women should be taking at least 1 mg folate daily even if they don't plan pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One your body likes: There are many different prenatal vitamins. They have certain things in common but several differences. I would avoid one with artificial colors or flavors. Ginger is often added to prenatals because of its ability to treat nausea. It is safe. Some contain a lot of calcium which is constipating. It is best to get calcium from healthy unprocessed food together with other minerals ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer