Generic Name: Natalvit Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Naltavit used for?

Naltavit is prenatal multivitamins, which are a combination of many different vitamins found in foods and other natural sources.

It is commonly used for providing the additional vitamins needed during pregnancy.

Prenatal multivitamins may also be used for purposes, ask your doctor for more information.

How should I take Naltavit?

This medication is taken by mouth, usually once daily or as directed.

Take this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.

How do I store Naltavit?

Naltavit is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Naltavit in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Naltavit that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Naltavit down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Naltavit?

Never take more than the recommended dose of a multivitamin. Avoid taking any other multivitamin product within 2 hours before or after you take your prenatal multivitamins. Taking similar vitamin products together at the same time can result in a vitamin overdose or serious side effects.

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.

An overdose of vitamins A, D, E, or K can cause serious or life-threatening side effects and can also harm your unborn baby. Certain minerals contained in a prenatal multivitamin may also cause serious overdose symptoms or harm to the baby if you take too much.

Before taking prenatal multivitamins, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Naltavit during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Naltavit.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Naltavit?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction such as hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

When taken as directed, prenatal multivitamins are not expected to cause serious side effects. Common side effects may include:

  • Upset stomach
  • Headache
  • Unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Naltavit?

Naltavit may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Products may interact with this drug, including:

  • A diuretic or “water pill”
  • Heart or blood pressure medications
  • Tretinoin
  • Isotretinoin
  • Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole
  • NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib, diclofenac, indomethacin, meloxicam, and others

Does food or alcohol interact with Naltavit?

Naltavit may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Naltavit?

Naltavit may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Naltavit.

What is the dose of Naltavit for an adult?

Oral kit: The recommended dose is 1 tablet and 1 softgel capsule daily or as directed by physician.

Oral bar: The recommended dose is 1 bar daily.

Oral capsule: The recommended dose is 1 capsule orally daily.

Oral tablet: The recommended dose is 1 tablet orally daily.

Prenatal Multivitamins with Folic Acid 0.5 mg oral tablet: The recommended dose is 2 tablets orally daily or 1 tablet orally twice daily.

Prenatal Multivitamins with Folic Acid 0.5 mg and Docusate oral tablet: The recommended dose is 2 tablets orally daily or 1 tablet orally twice daily.

Prenatal Multivitamins with Folic Acid 1.2 mg oral tablet: The recommended dose is 1 or 2 tablets orally daily in divided doses.

What is the dose of Naltavit for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Naltavit available?

Naltavit is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Natalvit 75 mg-1 mg tablet

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Naltavit, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

 

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Review Date: March 12, 2017 | Last Modified: March 12, 2017

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