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Generic Name
Multivitamin, mineral (27)
Trade Name
Centrum JR
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Centrum JR
Risk Category
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FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Composition: Vitamin A, D, B6, B12, B1, B2, E, C, K1, biotin, niacinamide, pantothenic acid, iron, magnesium, iodine, copper, phosphorus, calcium, zinc, manganese, molybdenum, chromium.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • The dose of Vit. E, B12, C and niacinamide are above the recommended dietary allowance (rda) in pregnancy.
  • No adequate huma data but suggested possible asociation between high doses of Vit C and anencephaly, infantile scurvy.
  • No fetal harm has been reported with high doses of Vit E and Vit B12.
  • No data for chromium, phosphorus, manganese, biotin and molybdenum in pregnancy.
  • Pharmacologic doses of iodine may cause fetal goiter.
  • Calcium dose is within the rda in pregnancy, but should be avoided in the first trimester because of potential teratogenicity, safe in the second and third trimester if chronic high doses are avoided that may cause fetal hypomagnesemia with increased muscle tone and deep tendon reflexes.
  • Magnisium should not be used in first trimester because of possible teratogenicity, safe in second and third trimesters if chronic high doses are avoided that can cause neonatal hypermagnesemia with drowsiness, decreased muscle tone, cardiovascular impairment and respiratory distress.
  • No rda for copper.
  • Vit K1 should not be used in 1st trimester because of possible association with spina bifida and cardiovascular defects.
  • No fetal harm has been reported with pantothenic acid use in pregnancy.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • The doses of Vit. E, B12, C are above the rda in lactation, can be given safely to women with poor nutritional status.
  • Unknown excretion of niacinamide into milk.
  • No data about chromium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus and biotin in lactation.
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