Multivitamins Tablets

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Generic name: Multivitamins


Description

Vitamins are substances that your body needs to function normally. They are natural substances required by the body to grow and develop. Vitamins are contained in food and it is said that a well-balanced diet provides all of the vitamins required. However, there are times, like during pregnancy and childhood, during illness, your body needs more vitamins than usual. It is here multivitamins play a vital role. They are recommended for patients who need extra vitamins, who are not healthy, who cannot eat enough food to obtain the required vitamins etc. Multivitamins represent the preparations which supplement the diet with vitamins, dietary minerals and other nutritional elements.


Available in the form of tablets, capsules, chewable tablets, powders, pastilles, syrups and injectable formulations.

Uses
  • Multivitamins are essential for those with dietary imbalances or different nutritional needs.
  • Helpful for pregnant women, children and elderly adults to balance the essential nutritional needs in the body .
How to use?
Always follow the directions prescribed by your doctor or as mentioned in the package label. Usually should be taken once a day. If your multivitamins come in a dropper bottle or as a syrup, use the specially marked dropper or a proper measuring spoon to measure each dose.

Safety tips
  • While multivitamins are helpful to balance dietary imbalances, it is necessary to be cautious before taking them, especially if any medical conditions exist.
  • Let your doctor know if you are allergic to multivitamins or any other drugs
  • Pregnant and breast feeding women should consult their doctors before taking any multivitamins. Because high doses of vitamin A might cause birth defects.
  • They are dangerous if taken in large amounts. This is because of the toxicity of certain components, particularly iron.
  • For normal adults taking a multivitamin for general health purposes, it is advised that a multivitamin should contain 100% DRI or less for each ingredient.
  • According to a research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, taking multivitamins more than 7 times a week can increase the risk of advanced and fatal prostate cancer.

Ingredients

Multivitamins usually consist of the following ingredients:
  • Vitamin C, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, B5(pantothenate), H (biotin), A, E, D3, K1
  • Potassium iodide
  • Folic acid
  • Cupric
  • Borax
  • Zinc
  • Selenomethionine
  • Calcium
  • Chromium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Iron etc.
Side effects

Multivitamins may cause side effects such as
  • upset stomach
  • unpleasant taste
Disclaimer:The above information is for general understanding of the visitor. Please consult a registered medical practitioner before taking the aforesaid medicine.
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