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I was also wondering that if I take Prenatal Vitamins but i am not pregnant yet, is it ok? I have been taking for a month or two already. My doc said i should take it if trying to get pregnant. I see that it contains 27 mg of iron, not sure if that is safe?
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Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Prenatal vitamins are safe and it is considered better to take it when you start trying to cover up any vitamin defeciency if already exist so that it does not affect the fetus so they are safe nothing much to worry about.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
although I am not pregnant yet. I can still take Prenatal vitamins?
I just got off of Birth control pills for 3 months and my doc suggest me to take vitamins as there are some minerals deplete when ok BCP.
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Yes, that is correct, you can take prentals even if you are not pregnant and i agree with your doctor.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Thank you. And for how long I can take Prenatal Vitamins every day? Or should I switch to a regular women multivitamins. I just ordered Nutrilite Women’s pack vitamin. These are the ingredients
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
How much is high dose for iron? I took some before when trying to donate blood, and it is 65 mg per equivalent to p325 mg ferros sulfate per pill, was that too much?
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 6 months ago

You can take prenatal vitamins for 3 months and throughout pregnancy if you get pregnant. That dose is fine for iron.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
But then if I do not get pregnant and then not tring anymore, i should switch back to regular vitamins, may be?
Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 6 months ago

Yes, that is correct.

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