VITAFOL®-OB Caplets is the classic yet current complete prenatal vitamin that is the smallest easy to swallow product available. The ingredients in VITAFOL®-OB Caplets are microencapsulated to insure comfort and compliance for the pregnant woman. VITAFOL®-OB Caplets contains 1 mg of folic acid and 65 mg of elemental iron as ferrous fumarate. In addition; each caplet contains calcium, zinc, magnesium, copper, Vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12, niacinamide, A, D, C and E. A prescription for VITAFOL®-OB Caplets, coupled with a nutritious diet, helps to ensure good nutrition for your patient and her baby before, during and after pregnancy. VITAFOL®-OB Caplets offer unsurpassed tolerability in a small easy to swallow film coated caplet that is gluten, lactose iodine and sugar free.
Directions: Before, during and after pregnancy, one tablet daily, or as directed by a physician.
Side Effects: Allergic sensitivity reactions and gastrointestinal disturbances may occur.
Warnings: Pernicious anemia should be ruled out before starting treatment. While folic acid corrects the blood picture of pernicious anemia, it does not ameliorate the attendant neurologic involvement. Resistance to treatment may be due to depressed hematopoiesis, alcoholism, the present of anti-metabolic drugs, and to deficiencies of vitamins. Prolonged use of iron salts may produce iron storage disease.