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Should Iron Pills Be Taken Along With Folvite During The Second Trimester?

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Posted on Mon, 2 May 2022
Question: my wife is completing her 4th month of pregnency and is taking Folvite. I got to know that an iron pill is also required to be taken. could you please suggest?
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Answered by Dr. Prasad (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Yes, Iron and calcium pills.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Iron and calcium pills are to be started after 3rd month pregnancy. Both the supplements should be taken separately at different time of the day. You can discuss with her obstetrician.

Hope this answered your question. Let me know if you need any more information.
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Should Iron Pills Be Taken Along With Folvite During The Second Trimester?

Brief Answer: Yes, Iron and calcium pills. Detailed Answer: Hi, Iron and calcium pills are to be started after 3rd month pregnancy. Both the supplements should be taken separately at different time of the day. You can discuss with her obstetrician. Hope this answered your question. Let me know if you need any more information. Regards