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Prenatal Vitamins

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Obimin: Minerals, Vitamins Adult

Prenatal Vitamins - Dosage and How to Use

How should Prenatal Vitamins be used?

  • The multivitamins are usually advised to be taken in the morning as these contain vitamin B, which provide energy. If taken at night or close to bedtime, it might cause wakefulness or alertness. It can be taken with or without food.
  • Fish oils can be taken once a day and it can be taken at any time of the day.
  • Calcium tablets are usually advised to be spaced 1-2 hours apart from multivitamins, milk or iron supplements to prevent competitive absorption of the minerals. However, it can be taken together with fish oils.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take the medication, take it as soon as you remember and then continue to take it as you normally would. If it is nearer to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the usual time. Do not double or increase the dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Prenatal Vitamins - Additional Information

  • Tags: Calcium, Obimin / Sangobion
  • Updated on 10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital
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