Iron – Calcium – Vitamins
Prenatal Supplement With Folic Acid
Indications And Clinical Uses: As a dietary supplement to meet increased needs in pregnancy and lactation.
Contra-Indications: Hemosiderosis, hemochromatosis, hemolytic anemias.
Precautions: Neurologic involvement may develop or progress, despite temporary remission of anemia, in patients with pernicious anemia who receive more than 100 g of folic acid per day and who are inadequately treated with vitamin B12. Periodic examinations and laboratory studies of pernicious anemia patients are essential.
Oral iron containing 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 during pregnancy and lactation or as recommended by physician.
Availability And Storage: Each small, pink, film-coated tablet contains: vitamin A (acetate) 4 000 IU, vitamin D 400 IU, vitamin C 100 mg, folic acid 1.0 mg, iron (ferrous fumarate) 50 mg and calcium (calcium carbonate) 125 mg. Energy: 0.4 kJ (0.1 kcal). Sodium:
PRENAVITE® Roberts Iron – Calcium – Vitamins Prenatal Supplement With Folic Acid