What is Multivitamin with Iron?

Category: Supplements

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A vitamin is a nutrient that is an organic compound required in tiny amounts for essential metabolic reactions in a living organism. Most vitamins must be obtained from the diet. Vitamin supplements may also contain mineral supplements such as iron, as well.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 23 11
Tiredness 6 1
Iron deficiency anemia 4 3
Major depressive disorder 2 2
Bipolar disorder 1 1
Doctor recommendation 1 0

Show all 8 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
1
Moderate
1
Mild
2
None
11

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Multivitamin with Iron

Side effect Patients
Agitation 1
Constipation 1
Nosebleeds (epistaxis) 1
Worsening depression 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Multivitamin with Iron

Dosage Patients
1 tablet(s) daily 2
1 capsule(s) daily 1
1 mg daily 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Multivitamin with Iron

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 5
Other 4
Did not seem to work 2
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Expense 1
Personal research 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Multivitamin with Iron

Duration

Currently taking Multivitamin with Iron

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

Stopped taking Multivitamin with Iron

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 12
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 4
Not specified 9
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Multivitamin with Iron

Sep 10, 2012 (Started Sep 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Severe (bleeding nose, nosebleeds (epistaxis))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: useless

  • 0 helpful marks
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