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Generic Name
Multivitamin (42)
Trade Name
Berocca calcium and magnesium
Manufacturer
Roche
Drug Image
Berocca calcium and magnesium
Risk Category
No Data <ul> <li>Risk classification not available</li> </ul>
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Contains: Vit B1, B2, B6, B12, C, biotin, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid, calcium, magnesium.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • The doses of Vit. B1, B2, B6, B12, C, nicotinamide and pantothenic acid are above the recommended dietary allowance in pregnancy.
  • No adequate human data, reported possible association between high doses of Vit C and anencephaly and infantile convulsions: Aka Salaam attacaks. Rare form of epilepsy usually between 3 and 8 months of age. They are spasms or involuntary flexing of the whole upper body">infantile scurvy, of Vit. B1 and anencephaly, of vit B6 and phocomelia and infantile convulsions: Aka Salaam attacaks. Rare form of epilepsy usually between 3 and 8 months of age. They are spasms or involuntary flexing of the whole upper body">infantile convulsions.
  • No data for biotin in pregnancy.
  • The dose of calcium is within the rda in pregnancy, unknown rda for magnesium, both minerals should be avoided in the first trimester because of possible teratogenicity, but safe in the second and third trimesters if chronic high doses are avoided.
  • chronic ingestion of magnesium may cause neonatal hypermagnesemia, drowsiness, respiratory distress, CVS impairment and decreased muscle tone.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Unknown excretion of nicotinamide into milk.
  • The doses of all vitamins are above the rda in lactation.
  • Unknown rda for pantothenic acid and magnesium in lactation.
  • The dose of calcium is within the rda in lactation.
  • High doses of vitamin B6 inhibit lactation.
  • If supplementation is needed, these vitamins can be used safely.
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