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Is it bad to take prenatal vitamins in place of a multi vitamin if not pregnant?

Not at all. If you are of child-bearing age and may possibly have a child, it is a good choice. The major difference is increased folate (folic acid) in the prenatal vitamins. That is very important in early fetal development of the brain and spinal cord. Read more...
No. Prenatal vitamens are a good multivitamen and contain the needed vitamens a healthy person needs daily. Read more...

Is it ok to take adult multivitamin gummies while pregnant if prenatal vitamins won't stay down?

Not best plan... Some vitamins are not safe in pregnancy in high doses. For this reason its best to avoid regular adult vitamins because the dose may be too high. There are gummy prenatal vitamins if that is what you are able to hold down. They are sold at places like CVS, Wallmart and Amazon.com. Best wishes! Read more...

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

Prenatal. Pnv are formulated for pregnancy, and are more likely to b covered by health plans. Read more...
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...

Do prenatal vitamins interact negatively with medications?

Yes. Some yes. You need to ask your pharmacist about possible interactions between your medications and your prenatal vitamins. Read more...
Possibly. There are many medications and many components to prenatal vitamins. Many medications increase the need for certain vitamins and minerals and some are not absorbed well with certain minerals like iron, calcium, and magnesium . You would have to look at the particular medication to determine if there is a negative or positive interaction. Read more...

Can prenatal vitamins affect a pregnancy result?

Prenatal MVI (multivitamin) No. It should not. . Read more...
Vits. If your diet supplies all you need, the use of prenatal vits you and the baby need, they will have no effects. If you are deficient, they will improve the fetus's development. Problem is that most Americans eat a poor and deficient diet. You should absolutely eat a healthy diet with lots of fresh vegs and fruits every day. Be active no ETOH or Cigs or other drugs. Prenates are a good plan. Read more...

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...