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Pregnant. Suggested folwise and becadexamine. Does it contain Iron? Is it very important? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Good Afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:for pregnancy my doctor has suggested folwise
User:does it contain iron and how important it is to take?
Doctor:I will suggest you on this
Doctor:Folwise has Folic acid in it
Doctor:It does not contain
Doctor:It is very important to take folic acid in pregnancy
Doctor:Please continue to take Folwise
User:from which moth i should take it?
Doctor:You can take it as early as your pregnancy is confirmed
User:also my doctor suggested to take Becadexamin
Doctor:You can continue to take this also
User:does it contain iron and how important it is to take?
Doctor:This is a multivitamin tablet
Doctor:No, even this does not contain Iron
User:because my family doctor suggested not to take any tablet which has iron
Doctor:Both these medicines does not contain Iron
User:naturogest 200 mg
User:it contains iron?
Doctor:It does not contain Iron
User:if medicine contains minearls does it meand that it has iron?
User:in which case the doctor suggest not to take iron medicines?
Doctor:In case where there is excessive vomiting
Doctor:in pregnancy
Doctor:Iron is avoided
User:if we start above medicinces late like after 9 weeks then is that fine?
Doctor:You should take it from the beginning, in fact even before you conceive
User:any risks involved in it?
Doctor:It helps in proper development of the nervous system in the foetus
Doctor:Folic acid is very important for proper development of brain and spine in fetus
User:can you when does the nervous system development starts?
User:and also spinal cord in foetus?
Doctor:It all begins very early at 5 weeks
Doctor:by 3 months organogenesis is complete in fetus
Doctor:All the organs develop within the first three months in pregnancy
User:if start after 9 weeks then is that fine?
Doctor:That is why first 3 months are very important
Doctor:It is not fine as it may not serve the purpose
Doctor:By 9 weeks, nervous system development is almost complete
Doctor:You need to take it early
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is there anything else I may help you with?
User:nothing else thanks...
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:and bye for now
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:when to take these medicines in the morning afternoon night?
Doctor:You can take them in the morning after breakfast
User:for naturogest folwise and becdexamin
Doctor:Naturogest should be taken one hour before breakfast
Doctor:Folwise and Becadexamin can be taken after breakfast
User:ok.. thank you very much..
User:I am done with you queries
Doctor:Thank you too
User:bbye have a nice day..
Doctor:You too
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