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Can Astymin syrup be abruptly discontinued during pregnancy?

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Dr. Rakhi Tayal


Practicing since :2001

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Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: i am 29 years old.21 weeks pregnant.taking folinext gold and iron tablets after breakfast and calcium tablet after lunch.recently i started astymin syrup(multi vitamin syrup) from 18th week.i am taking this syrup after lunch and iwould like to stop taking this syrup.can i stop taking this syrup suddenly or should i continue through out my pregnancy?if i stop taking this syrup does it cause any harm to my baby?please clarify my it compulsory to take this syrup through out pregnancy once started?does it cause any harmful effect on my baby when i stop taking this syrup?please answer.thank u.
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 31 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Nothing worrisome.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for posting your query.
I have gone through your query,you can stop syrup according to your will,there is no harm in if you continue the syrup or stop it suddenly or gradually.If you stop it than than you can take fruits or fruit juices.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal.
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