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Generic Name
Multivitamin, mineral (14)
Trade Name
Octovit
Risk Category
No Data <ul> <li>Risk classification not available</li> </ul>
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Composition: Vit. A, B1, B2, nicotinamide, B6, B12, C, D3, tocopherol, calcium, ferrous sulfate, magnesium, zinc.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • The doses of Vit. A, B1, B2, B6, C, D3, E, calcium, zinc are within the recommended dietary allowance (rda) in pregnancy.
  • Vit. B12 is above the rda but no fetal harm reported with its use.
  • The dose of niacinamide is also above the rda.
  • Calcium and magnesium should not be used in 1st trimester because of possible teratogenicity.
  • Chronic high doses of magnesium may cause neonatal hypermagnesemia.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • All the vitamins are within the (rda) in lactation except Vit. B12 but it can be used safely.
  • the dose of calcium and zinc is within the rda in lactation, no data for magnesium.
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