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Generic Name
Multivitamin, mineral (3)
Trade Name
Cal-C-Vita
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Cal-C-Vita
Risk Category
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FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Composition: Vit C , Calcium, Vit D, Citric acid and Vit B6.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • The doses of vit. C and B6 are above the recommended dietary allowance (rda) in pregnancy.
  • The doses of vitamin D and calcium are within the rda in pregnancy.
  • No adequate human data but suggested 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, and of Vti 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.
  • Calcium should be avoided in 1st trimester because of possible association with minor malformations, safe in 2nd and 3rd trimesters if chronic high doses are avoided.
  • No data for citric acid.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted into milk.
  • High doses of Vit B6 inhibit lactation.
  • The doses of Vit C and B6 are above the rda in lactation, they can be used safely if supplementation is required in women with poor nutritional status.
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