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Multivitamins

Brand Name and Other Names: Folgard, Natalins Rx, Nestabs CBF, Nestabs FA

Generic Name: Multivitamins

Drug Class: Vitamins, Combos

What Is Multivitamins Used For and How Does it Work?

Multivitamins are used to treat or prevent vitamin deficiency due to poor diet or certain illnesses.

Multivitamins is available under the following different brand names: Folgard, Natalins Rx, Nestabs CBF, and Nestabs FA.

Dosages of Multivitamins:

  • Large number of products available; consult each product labeling

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

Nutritional Supplement

Adult:

Pediatric:

  • 3 kg or greater to 11 years: 5 mL/day intravenous (IV) of pediatric formulation added to TPN or 100 mL or greater of appropriate solution
  • Age over 11 years: 1 tablet orally once/day or 10 mL in 500-1000 mL NS/D5W IV

QUESTION

According to the USDA, there is no difference between a “portion” and a “serving.” See Answer

What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Multivitamins?

Side effects of multivitamins include:

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

What Other Drugs Interact with Multivitamins?

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor, health care provider or pharmacist first.

Multivitamins has no listed severe interactions with other drugs.

Multivitamins has no listed serious interactions with other drugs.

Multivitamins has no listed moderate interactions with other drugs.

Multivitamins has no listed mild interactions with other drugs.

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist. Check with your physician if you have health questions or concerns.

What Are Warnings and Precautions for Multivitamins?

Warnings

This medication contains multivitamins. Do not take Cola nitada if you are allergic to multivitamins or any ingredients contained in this drug.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Contraindications

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • No information available.

Short-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Multivitamins?"

Long-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Multivitamins?"

Cautions

  • None

Pregnancy and Lactation

Multivitamins are generally acceptable for use during pregnancy. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk. Multivitamins are safe for use while breastfeeding.

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Reviewed on 1/14/2020
References
https://reference.medscape.com/drug/folgard-natalins-rx-multivitamins-344421
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