What is Prenatal Vitamin?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Prenatal Vitamin plus Iron Walgreens Prenatal Vitamins Prenatal Plus Show all

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During pregnancy, a woman’s daily intake requirements for certain nutrients, such as folic acid, calcium, and iron will increase. Vitamins and minerals such as iron, calcium, and folic acid are vital for proper fetal growth, development, and healthy adult living.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 66 12
Pregnancy 18 4
Vitamin D deficiency 8 1
Anemia 7 1
Vitamin deficiency 4 1
Support nutritional health 3 0

Show all 26 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 3
None 20

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Prenatal Vitamin

Side effect Patients
hyperkalemia 1
Nausea 1
Nausea and vomiting 1
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Prenatal Vitamin

Dosage Patients
1 mg daily 3
1 tablet(s) daily 3
daily 2
1 daily 1
2 other daily 1
2 tablet(s) daily 1
3 other daily 1
4 other daily 1
29 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Prenatal Vitamin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 18
Doctor's advice 9
Course of treatment ended 5
Personal research 2
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 32 patients who've stopped taking Prenatal Vitamin

Duration

Currently taking Prenatal Vitamin

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Prenatal Vitamin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 10
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 4
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 13
Usually 8
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 17
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 0
< $25 12
Not specified 10
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3 patient evaluations for Prenatal Vitamin

Mar 23, 2015 (Started Mar 23, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 capsule(s) Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 14, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 6, 2010 (Started Mar 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pregnancy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am not on medication, therefore i have nothing to say. Thanks.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 21, 2009 (Started Mar 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pregnancy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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