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General Information on Multivitamin

Generic Name : Multivitamin

Latest prescription information about Multivitamin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y57.7 | Therapeutic Classification : Vitamins

Trade Names/Brand Names of Multivitamin

India : 

International : 

tress-600 and Thera-Tabs

Why is Multivitamin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an essential nutrient, prescribed for patients with vitamin deficiency.  Normally provided in combination with dietary minerals.

When should Multivitamin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Multivitamin?

Dose is based on patient’s condition.

How should Multivitamin be taken?

It comes as a tablet, capsule and oral liquid to take by mouth with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Multivitamin?

• Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

What are the side effects of Multivitamin?

Slight nausea and unpleasant taste.

What are the other precautions for Multivitamin?

• Avoid taking similar vitamin supplements together to avoid vitamin overdose which may result in serious life-threatening side effects.
• Use of salt substitute in the diet should be stopped if the multivitamin supplements contain high amount of potassium.

What are the Drug Interactions of Multivitamin?

• Do not take multivitamins with milk or dairy products, antacids, calcium supplements as these may interfere with the absorption of multivitamin.

What are the storage conditions for Multivitamin?

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

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