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What are the causes of having deworming tablet during pregnancy ?

i am 35 years and am pregnant since 10 weeks. My doctor gave deworming tablet in the 6th week. i am healthy person however my iron count dropped to 20 in last one month. My doc also prescribed me iron tablets and vit-C, B12 and D. are all this medicines ok during pregnancy? specially during first trimester?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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during pregnancy certain medication have to be taken by all pregnant women. iron has to be taken , starting from 16weeks onwards along with calcium. folic acid and a multivitamin are all that are required in the first trimester( ie first 13 weeks). women usually are not able to eat to well in the initial 3 months because of nausea and vomiting. the heamoglibin might come down a little. but iron taclets are started only by 16 weeks.
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