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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Prenatal Vitamins Overdose

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What is the treatment for prenatal vitamins overdose?

What is the treatment for prenatal vitamins overdose?

IT vary: If the overdose was recent, a doctor may administer certain and supportive treatment options may include:
fluids through an intravenous line (iv), if necessary
other treatments based on the complications. ...Read more

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When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more


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Can you take prenatal vitamins for no particular reason, or would that overdose you with vitamins?

Not harmful: A prenatal vitamin would not be harmful. However, if you get a good, balanced diet, you would not need it, with one exception; a supplement of 400 micrograms daily of folate (folic acid) (found in multivitamins and prenatal vits) is recommended for women even before they get pregnant to reduce the risk of some birth defects in the babies. A good iphone resource for preventive topics is my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 brands of prenatal vitamins at a time? Will it be overdose or not?

Can I take 2 brands of prenatal vitamins at a time? Will it be overdose or not?

One is enough: One prenatal vitamin is adequate, no reason to take two a day. If you mean can you switch brands doing pregnancy or pre conception, yes, that is not a concern. ...Read more

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I am on Prozac (fluoxetine) (Anti-depressant), and I'm 4 months pregnant. I was wondering if along with my anti-depressant medicine can I take prenatal vitamins?

I am on Prozac (fluoxetine) (Anti-depressant), and I'm 4 months pregnant. I was wondering if along with my anti-depressant medicine can I take prenatal vitamins?

Discuss w/ providers: Both your mental health and OBGYN doctors need to weigh in on this and help you have the best care. You need to get them both onboard - they'll respect you for your responsibility and management skills - I would! Urge them to consider the issue if they seem unsure. It's their responsibility to do this sort of consulting. Best wishes - congratulations! ...Read more

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Can anyone take prenatal vitamins?

Can anyone take prenatal vitamins?

A non pregnant: Woman can take them but if you are not preg or breast feeding a good multi-vitamin would be better. ...Read more

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Can I give prenatal vitamins to my children?

Can I give prenatal vitamins to my children?

Better if you don't: Prenatal vitamins contain a lot of the same things, but in different quantities that are more appropriate to a mom than to a kid. They are also in forms that children will generally find less palatable than vitamins designed for children. ...Read more

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Can you crush prenatal vitamins and eat them?

Can you crush prenatal vitamins and eat them?

Yes, but why?: That probably would not taste very good and you could get bits of vitamin stuck in your esophagus. If you have trouble swallowing capsules, look for a liquid prenatal vitamin. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about prenatal vitamins?

What do I need to know about prenatal vitamins?

Look at ingredients: Avoid artificial colors, all will have 800 to 1, 000 mg of Folic Acid but the ones that have methyl folate (folic acid) help persons who metabolize folate (folic acid) differently. Also methyl cobalamine is the best b-12. Dha 200 mg a day is good for brain development. Vit d levels vary and the need for vit d varies. People experiencing more stress breakdown vit d. Taking additional vit d may be necessary. ...Read more

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When should one start taking prenatal vitamins?

When should one start taking prenatal vitamins?

Prenatal vitamins: Start prenatal vitamins 2-3 months before you are going to try to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Are gummy prenatal vitamins as good as prenatal tablet?

Are gummy prenatal vitamins as good as prenatal tablet?

Yes and no: They have enough Folic Acid to be helpful, but they lack iron. Supplemental iron is very important. Many women start pregnancy with low iron already, and then the baby continues to take from you. You should find some iron supplement that you can take with these. ...Read more

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What is the maximum dose of prenatal vitamins I can take?

What is on the label: Take what the manufacturer recommends. Vitamin a is a fat soluble vitamin and can build up to high levels. Babies need a certain amount of vitamin a, but not a high level, as it can cause birth defects. Also, read the labels of anti-aging creams you might have, as they usually contain retinoic acid or isotretinoin, which is vitamin a. Go over them with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Which parts of a womans body does prenatal vitamins enhance?

Which parts of a womans body does prenatal vitamins enhance?

None: It has no effect on the body in the way you suggest. Its major benefits are for the fetus. ...Read more

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Haven't been taking prenatal vitamins regularly. How dangerous is this?

Haven't been taking prenatal vitamins regularly. How dangerous is this?

Depends on your diet: The main benefit of taking prenatal vitamins is to dramatically reduce the risk of neural tube defects (a birth defect) by taking adequate folic acid in the first month of pregnancy. However, if your diet has adequate folate or folic acid you'll be fine- it's found in many foods, esp. Beans, greens & fortified cereals. Even if you did not take vits the risk is low-but folic acid lowers it greatly. ...Read more

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Can use flinstones vitamins as an alternative to onther prenatal vitamins?

Can use flinstones vitamins as an alternative to onther prenatal vitamins?

PNV: The short answer is yes. As long as there is a minimum of 400mcg of Folic Acid in what you are taking daily you should be ok. You may need to take two of the flintstone vitamins. There are also chewable prenatal vitamins available. ...Read more

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What should be in prenatal vitamins and how often do you have to take them?

What should be in prenatal vitamins and how often do you have to take them?

See below: All necessary vitamins and supplements are included. They should be taken throughout gestation (ideally before) and through the post-partum period. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins make you spot?

Can prenatal vitamins make you spot?

Not likely: Prenatal vitamins are designed to be safe in pregnancy. They shouldn't make you spot. If you are spotting, you should see your Ob and find out why. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins affect the pill?

Can prenatal vitamins affect the pill?

No: Taking a prenatal vitamin concurrently with an oral contraceptive will not decrease efficacy of the birth control pill. In fact, it is often recommended that women take prenatal vitamins during their child-bearing years, despite birth control measures, because of their significant benefits and relatively low risks. ...Read more

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Why do prenatal vitamins make you tired?

They do not: Prenatal vitamins do not make you tired. ...Read more

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Can I eat prenatal vitamins with fruits?

Can I eat prenatal vitamins with fruits?

Yes: You can take your prenatals and you can also eat fruit ...Read more

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Are prenatal vitamins with soybeans safe?

Are prenatal vitamins with soybeans safe?

Generally as long: Generally as long as your not allergic to soy or soy products and if you are not sure consult with your doctor about taking an allergy test. Before taking or consuming soy or soy based products. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins make you nauseated?

Can prenatal vitamins make you nauseated?

Trial and error.: Sure, many women report that prenatal vitamins increase their nausea. You can decide which pnv brand best suits your needs and causes the least nausea; many of my patients like the walgreen's pnvs. Centrum specialist pnvs are probably the best product. If you cannot tolerate any, you can simply take 1-5 mg of folic acid, 325 mg of ferrous sulfate, and 1-2 grams of calcium daily orally instead. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins make you more fertile?

Can prenatal vitamins make you more fertile?

Maybe: Prenatal vitamins are there in part to reduce your risk of certain types of birth defects and provide things than may be missing in your diet. It is unclear whether the Folic Acid in the pills actually helps you to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can taking prenatal vitamins give you energy?

Possibly: Depends on your diet - nothing replaces good nutrition, rest and fitness. Some vitamins - b's - and minerals like iron can support energy levels. ...Read more