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What tonics are advisable during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Dec-2013
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Doctor:hello
User:hello dosctor
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:my wife is 19 weeks pregnant
User:and i would like to know that what type of madicines
User:tonics will be preffered
User:at this time
Doctor:she should take the ones prescribed by her doctor
Doctor:and not any thing as such without consulting the doctor
User:she is taking FOL123
User:only
Doctor:I would suggest proteinex milk powder to be taken along with milk
Doctor:yes
Doctor:she can continue to take Fol 123
User:can you suggest some tonics for the growth of the baby
Doctor:she can take this health drink proteinex
Doctor:this has to be mixed with milk and to be taken daily
User:horlics will do
Doctor:no
Doctor:proteinex powder
User:tab MB calci
User:for what this medicine is
Doctor:this is calcium
Doctor:for strength in pregnancy
Doctor:She can take this too
User:and orofer xt
Doctor:this is iron supplement
Doctor:very important for pregnancy
User:how long this needs to be continued
Doctor:throughout the pregnancy
Doctor:are you there?
User:she is suffering from back pain
User:and acidity as well
Doctor:she needs to rest well in the noons
Doctor:and support her back too
Doctor:I would not suggest any medicine for this
User:ok, but foods that can reduce the acidity
Doctor:For acidity, she must take frequent small meals
Doctor:more of fruits and vegetables
User:she is taking fruits mostly oranges
User:and suffering from gastric probs
Doctor:too many oranges are not recommended
Doctor:take apples instead
User:she don't like apples any other foods
User:fruits
Doctor:but oranges cause more acidity
User:k
User:thanks for your valuable time and information
Doctor:my pleasure
User:bye
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