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Pregnant. Need the name of zinc medicine prescribed in 4th month. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:This is Dr XXXXXXX
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:fine how are you?
Doctor:I am good, thankyou
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:during forth month doctor suggests some zinc medicine
User:can you tell me what can be name of it
User:it is not properly printed on the prescription
Doctor:I am assuming that you are 4 months pregnant and you have been prescribed a zinc medication?
Doctor:Is that right?
User:4th just started
Doctor:Are you already taking an iron and folic acid supplement?
User:only folic acid folgel
Doctor:No iron?
Doctor:Actually XXXXXXX you need to be started on an iron supplement and not a zinc supplement
Doctor:There is some miscommunication here
Doctor:All pregnant women in India need an iron supplement as the requirements are higher during pregnancy and are not met by the diet
Doctor:We typically start in 4th month
User:actually i wanted the name of zinc supplement becuse it is not printed properly..i think other tablet has iron contenet
Doctor:What is the name?
User:currently i dot have the name
User:can you give me your mobile number
User:i will call you
Doctor:I will get my customer care to call you
Doctor:and they can connect you to me
Doctor:Does that work for you?
User:my mobile is off
Doctor:So you can call me at 0000
Doctor:Thats my number
Doctor:So you want the rest of the communication on phone?
User:currently i am not able to dial your number cann i call you at 6.40
Doctor:Or give us a landline number we can call on
Doctor:we'll call at 6:40
User:it is office landline number
User:i will call
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:have a great day
Doctor:You too
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