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Vitacon Forte Capsules

DRUG DESCRIPTION

THERAPEUTIC VITAMINS-MINERALS CAPSULES
(VITACON FORTE CAPSULES (therapeutic vitamins with minerals) )

Each black and orange capsule for oral administration contains:

Vitamin A

8000 IU

Vitamin E

50 IU

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

150 mg

Zinc Sulfate, USP *

80 mg

Magnesium Sulfate, USP **

70 mg

Niacinamide

25 mg

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Mononitrate)

10 mg

d- Calcium Pantothenate

10 mg

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

5 mg

Manganese Chloride

4 mg

Folic Acid

1 mg

Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)

10 mcg

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine HCl)

2 mg

        *   As 50 mg Dried Zinc Sulfate
        ** As 50 mg Dried Magnesium Sulfate

Each capsule also contains lactose, silicon dioxide, stearic acid, gelatin, and other ingredients.

What are the precautions when taking therapeutic vitamins with minerals (Vitacon Forte Capsules)?

Before taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any of its ingredients; or to soy/peanut found in some brands; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: use/abuse of alcohol, liver problems, stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., ulcer, colitis).

If your brand of multivitamin also contains folic acid, be sure to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have vitamin B12 deficiency (pernicious anemia) before taking it. Folic acid may affect certain laboratory tests for vitamin B12 deficiency without treating this...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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