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Generic Name
Multivitamin, nutritional
Trade Name
Farcovit B12
Risk Category
No Data <ul> <li>Risk classification not available</li> </ul>
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Composition: vit. B1, B2, B6, B12, calcium pantothenate, nicotinamide, inositol, orotic acid, folic acid, biotin, cynara extract, safflower oil, essential phospholipids.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • The doses of Vit. B1, B12 are above the recommended dietary allowance (rda) in pregnancy.
  • Controversial association between high doses of Vit. B1 and anencephaly.
  • No fetal harm has been reported from high doses of Vit. B12 and with the use of calcium pantothenate in pregnancy.
  • No data for inositol, orotic acid, biotin, cynara extract in pregnancy.
  • Lipids given in pregnancy may cause abortions and preterm deliveries with placental infarction, and their use in I.V hyperalimentation may cause maternal cardiac tamponade and fetal death with placental fat deposits.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • The doses of B1, B12 are above the rda in lactation, but can be given if supplementation is required.
  • Vit. B2, B6 are within the rda.
  • Unknown excretion of nicotinamide into milk.
  • No data about lipids, orotic acid, inositol, biotin, cynara extract in lactation.
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