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How to take vitamin supplements during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Mar-2014
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User:hello dr XXXXXXX
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:i am preg with 14 weeks and mistakenly i have taken my night mendicine in morning
User:so can i take my morning medicine a s well
Doctor:what is the medicine?
Doctor:both nights and morning medicine?
User:it was for iron in night & calcium+vitamin for morning
Doctor:all right
Doctor:so u took iron in the morning
User:morning medicine is milical o
Doctor:wait for 2 hours and then take the calcium and vitamin
User:in night shall i again take iron
Doctor:yes, continue the same schedule again from tonight as prescribed by your doctor
Doctor:all right
Doctor:any more queries for now?
User:taking iron in morning , & calcium & vitamin will impact my baby
Doctor:no difference as such on the growth
Doctor:you can take them anytime
Doctor:but you need to give minimum 2 hrs break between iron and calcium tablets
User:i want to go to dentist as well
Doctor:because calcium will inhibit absorption of iron
Doctor:so both the tablets are not to be taken together
User:as due to cavities i am having bit pian in my teeth
Doctor:You can take one in morning and one in night preferably
Doctor:go to the dentist, but do not opt for major procedures
Doctor:and if so, you should take prophylactic antibiotics
User:major procedures like
Doctor:extraction, RCT
User:what is RCT
Doctor:root canal treatment
User:ok i can take medicine for the pain
User:extraction is like removal of teeth
User:can a dental problem impact on growing baby
User:any other conern or issue i can face due to dental problem
Doctor:nothing as such
User:ok thanks doctor i was bit worried about the medicines i took now i am feeling reliefed
User:thanks a lot, thank you so much
Doctor:nothing to worry
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:happy weekend
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