Elevit (Vitamins and Minerals)
What is Elevit (Vitamins and Minerals) used for?
Elevit (Vitamins and Minerals) is a vitamin and mineral supplement, given to women before conception, during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding. It contains ingredients, such as folic acid, iron, vitamin C and iodine, which are required to meet the changed dietary needs of pregnant and breastfeeding women.
The formulation that this supplement is based on is clinically proven to lower the risk of birth defects, such as spina bifida by 92%. It can also help to reduce birth defects and developmental problems in babies.
How should I use Elevit (Vitamins and Minerals)?
Elevit (Vitamins and Minerals) is taken once per day with food. In order for the maximum benefits of this supplement to be achieved you should start taking it at least 3 months before conceiving, and continue taking it during pregnancy. If you are breastfeeding, you should continue to take it after giving birth, and stop taking it once you have finished breastfeeding.
What are the side effects of Elevit (Vitamins and Minerals)?
Elevit (Vitamins and Minerals) does not normally cause any side effects, however if you feel unwell, you should consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Elevit (Vitamins and Minerals). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you a have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
This supplement is specially designed for women who are pregnant. If you are pregnant or trying to conceive, you should consult your physician, and seek advice on all special dietary requirements and mineral supplements that may be required.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.