Multivitamins – Minerals
Indications And Clinical Uses: A multivitamin-mineral product for use as a dietary supplement during pregnancy, lactation and postpartum.
Contra-Indications: Iron therapy is contraindicated in the presence of hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, hemolytic anemia.
Precautions: Folic acid may obscure pernicious anemia in that the peripheral blood picture may revert to normal while neurological manifestations remain progressive.
Oral iron preparations may aggravate existing peptic ulcer, regional enteritis and ulcerative colitis.
Iron compounds taken orally can impair the absorption of tetracycline antibiotics. Antacids given concomitantly with iron compounds decrease iron absorption.
Adverse Reactions: Rarely, in iron-sensitive patients, mild gastrointestinal upsets may occur.
Dosage: One tablet daily or as prescribed.
Availability And Storage: Each light pink, oval, scored, film-coated tablet, engraved “MATERNA” and “U24”, contains: beta-carotene (a source of vitamin A) 1 500 IU, vitamin A (as vitamin A acetate) 1 500 IU, vitamin D (cholecalciferol) 250 IU, vitamin E (as dl-alpha tocopheryl acetate) 30 IU, vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 100 mg, folic acid 1 mg, vitamin B1 (thiamine mononitrate) 3 mg, vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 3.4 mg, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride) 10 mg, niacinamide 20 mg, vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) 12 Âµg, biotin 30 g, pantothenic acid (calcium pantothenate) 10 mg, calcium (as calcium carbonate) 250 mg, magnesium (as magnesium oxide) 50 mg, iodine (as potassium iodide) 0.15 mg, iron (as ferrous fumarate) 60 mg, copper (as cupric oxide) 2 mg, zinc (as zinc oxide) 25 mg, chromium (as chromium chloride) 25 g, molybdenum (as sodium molybdate) 25 g, manganese (as manganese sulfate) 5 mg, selenium (as sodium selenate) 25 g. Nonmedicinal ingredients: crospovidone, FD&C Red No. 40 aluminum lake, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, lactose, magnesium stearate, mineral oil light, polysorbate 80, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearic acid, syloid, titanium dioxide and triethyl citrate. Lactose: 1 mg. Tartrazine-free. Bottles of 100.
MATERNA® Wyeth-Ayerst Multivitamins – Minerals Prenatal/Postpartum Supplement