A-Free Prenatal

Name: A-Free Prenatal

Uses of A-Free Prenatal

  • This vitamin is used to aid the diet needs before, during, and after pregnancy.

What are some things I need to know or do while I take A-Free Prenatal?

  • Tell all of your health care providers that you take this medicine. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
  • This medicine may affect certain lab tests. Tell all of your health care providers and lab workers that you take A-Free Prenatal.
  • If you have phenylketonuria (PKU), talk with your doctor. Some products have phenylalanine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.

How is this medicine (A-Free Prenatal) best taken?

Use this medicine as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

All products:

  • Follow how to take A-Free Prenatal as you have been told by your doctor. Do not use more than you were told to use.
  • Some drugs may need to be taken with food or on an empty stomach. For some drugs it does not matter. Check with your pharmacist about how to take this medicine.
  • Take with a full glass of water.
  • Do not take antacids within 2 hours of A-Free Prenatal.
  • Do not take dairy products with this medicine. Dairy products may make A-Free Prenatal not work as well.
  • Follow the diet and workout plan that your doctor told you about.

Caplet:

  • This medicine may be chewed or swallowed whole.

Chewable tablet:

  • Chew well before swallowing.

Twist-off softgel:

  • Twist the small end off from the softgel. Squeeze the contents right into your mouth or into juice to drink.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
  • If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
  • Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Black, tarry, or bloody stools.
  • Fever.
  • Very upset stomach or throwing up.
  • Very bad belly pain.
  • Throwing up blood or throw up that looks like coffee grounds.
  • Stomach cramps.

What are some other side effects of A-Free Prenatal?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Hard stools (constipation).
  • Upset stomach or throwing up.
  • Change in color of stool to green.
  • Loose stools (diarrhea).
  • Belly pain.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

How do I store and/or throw out A-Free Prenatal?

  • Store at room temperature.
  • Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
  • Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
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