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Is it ok to take prenatal vitamins and multi- women a day vitamins in the same day, every day?

Is it ok to take prenatal vitamins and multi- women a day vitamins in the same day, every day?

Probably not : Not such a good idea mostly because it might cause you to intake too much vit a which can be a problem go to vitamindcouncil.Org and look up vit a there and you will find a good article there to explain this. ...Read more

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Centrum vitamins safe in early pregnancy?

Centrum vitamins safe in early pregnancy?

Use prenatal vitamin: Ask your ob-gyn for his or her recommended product. Most important to get enough folate (folic acid). ...Read more

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Could i take a women's multivitamin and a prenatal vitamin in one day?

Could  i take a women's multivitamin and a prenatal vitamin in one day?

I wouldn't: Prenatal vitamins and multivitamins are similar (though not exactly the same), so there is no need to take both, and doing so might lead to nausea. If you accidently took both one day, i wouldn't worry, there is no real danger. ...Read more

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Is there any harm in taking 2 prenatal vitamins a day before conception to get extra folic acid.

Is there any harm in taking 2 prenatal vitamins a day before conception to get extra folic acid.

No : there is no harm in taking two pills but don't take it too long if you are not going to get pregnant as it has iron and you dont want to take iron indefinitely as it accumulates in body if you don't need it ...Read more

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Why is calcium so low in prenatal vitamins? Should i take extra supplements (in addition to prenatal vitamins) before and during pregnancy?

Not required by FDA: Discuss this with your gynecologist. Depending on your gynecologist's interpretation of the literature, medical association/society recommendations he/she follows, and your diet the proper recommendation will be made. ...Read more

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Can i take prenatal vitamins and iberet at the same time?

Can i take prenatal vitamins and iberet at the same time?

Should be: Ok. Just little extra on the vitamins. What your body needs it will use. What it doesn't it will excrete. Talk to you doctors And let them know you are on both ...Read more

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Is taking two flintstone vitamins equal to a prenatal vitamin?

No not the same: No it is not equal and you can not substitute flintstones for prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Can i take a regular woman's vitamin like vita-vim for women and a folic acid supplement of 1000mcg while pregnant instead of a prenatal vitamin?

Can i take a regular woman's vitamin like vita-vim for women and a folic acid supplement of 1000mcg while pregnant instead of a prenatal vitamin?

Prenatal vitamins: Its probably ok to do this, but if the issue is the vitamin is too big, ask for a chewable. If it makes you nauseated ask for one that has something in it to help with the nausea or take it at night. In addition talk to your OB about your need of an essential fatty acid called dha, which is good for fetal brain and eye development. ...Read more

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On prenatal vitamins at the same tym taking Alli diet pills. As a result, I have to take centrum every nyt. Centrum contains 400mcg follic acid. Safe?

On prenatal vitamins at the same tym taking Alli diet pills. As a result, I have to take centrum every nyt. Centrum contains 400mcg follic acid. Safe?

Rec: Change Strategy: Why the belief, other than marketing, that you "need" extra vitamins? Buyer beware always applies; look for my answer “...Good idea to take a multivitamin daily...”. Alli not very effective & ? GI problems, etc. Better: 1. Cut carbs & quantity. Study nusi.Org, videos: "sugar: the bitter truth" & “how the government makes you fat” 2. Avoid otc products. 3. Find great md, ex & maybe:victoza+/-symlin. ...Read more

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When is the best time in a day to consume folic acid, iron and multivitamin during pregnancy?

When is the best time in a day to consume folic acid, iron and multivitamin during pregnancy?

When not nauseated: Whenever your stomach will tolerate it is best. Try before bedtime. ...Read more

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Can i take prenatal vitamins and collagen at the same time?

Can i take prenatal vitamins and collagen at the same time?

Not a good idea: As collagen vitamins contain higher doses of vitamin c and vitamin a, it can cause side effects like nausea and other side effects and if you are pregnant it is not a good idea to combine these two together. ...Read more

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I've been taking prenatal vitamins in preparation of a future possible pregnancy. Is this good ? Should I take extra folic acid vitamins as well?

I've been taking prenatal vitamins in preparation of a future possible pregnancy.  Is this good ?  Should I take extra folic acid vitamins as well?

Folic acid: Hi, if there is no family history of Spina Bifida or birth defect and you don't take anti seizure medication 0.4mg of Folic acid a day is enough. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should my wife take prenatal vitamins or multi vitamin when she pregnant?

Should my wife take prenatal vitamins or multi vitamin when she pregnant?

Prenatals: As indicated by their name, prenatal vitamins are the preferred vitamin supplementation in women who are pregnant. Prenatals provide the prescribed optimal dosages of vitamins for both mother and child. Also, prenatal vitamins have the correct amount of Folic Acid which is critical for neurological development of the child. Prenatal vitamins should be continued after birth while nursing. ...Read more

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My prenatal vitamins don't have biotin in it can I take biotin and how many mcg per day to take?

My prenatal vitamins don't have biotin in it can I take biotin and how many mcg per day to take?

Well: Are you pregnant? It should be ok but i'm not sure there are safety studies for that in pregnancy. Your hair will grow more in pregnancy anyway and it's not gonna help the pregnancy, it should be ok but i'm not sure of any studies on biotin in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How many mcg of folic acid one should take in early pregnancy?

In general: taking prenatal vitamin wi 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid is recommended. But you may need higher doses if you or other relatives have had babies with spinal cord defects. ...Read more

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