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PregVit (Multivitamin)and/or alternatives
PregVit from $0.75 USD/tabletPregVit
Manufactured by: Duchesnay Inc.
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General Information on PregVit
PregVit is a supplement that contains certain essential vitamins and minerals for pregnancy as well as breastfeeding. This supplement is usually taken after consulting with a gynecologist after the patient has been confirmed to be pregnant, has just delivered a baby or is in the breastfeeding stage.
During the above mentioned conditions, the doctor would generally advise you to take certain multivitamins. The decision on what supplement must be taken would be based on various factors, like your medical condition and history and your nutrition needs. You can buy PregVit only if your doctor has recommended it for your case after examining all the necessary factors.
PregVit aims to provide the body with the right level of nutrients like calcium, vitamins, folic acid, etc. It may be difficult to get the necessary amount of these nutrients by diet alone, which is why PregVit would be needed.
Side effects of PregVit
PregVit is not known to cause serious side effects, but you must be extremely careful not to take too much of this supplement, otherwise it may lead to an overdose. Excess vitamin and mineral levels can cause serious problems, so you must follow the dosage instructions given by your doctor at all times until the end of your course.
Dosage of PregVit
PregVit is taken according to its unique ‘2 step approach’. Each pack contains 2 groups of tablets distinguishable by their colors- pink and blue. The pack would also contain a patient’s information leaflet that contains instructions on how and when to take the medication. Your doctor or a qualified nurse would also instruct you on the right method of administration before you buy PregVit. If you are not instructed about it or if you have doubts about how to take this supplement, you can ask your doctor, pharmacist or any other qualified healthcare professional.
The unique method of taking PregVit is designed to prevent cases of constipation, which is a common side effect that occurs with other brands of multivitamins. Moreover, PregVit is separated into 2 tablets because iron would not be absorbed properly by the body if calcium is added to the same tablet. Hence, iron and calcium are separated into 2 tablets to ensure maximum absorption of nutrients in the body. The pink tablet, which contains iron, is taken in the morning while the blue tablet, which contains calcium, is taken in the evening.
The pink tablet is usually taken on an empty stomach the first thing in the morning. This ensures maximum vitamin absorption. This tablet contains the following nutrients- iron, beta-carotene, vitamin E, vitamin C and vitamin E1. The blue tablet is taken in the evening, preferably within one hour after you have eaten food. This tablet contains the following nutrients- calcium, folic acid, vitamin D3 and vitamin B12.
PregVit may interact with certain medications. You must be especially careful while taking PregVit if you are already on thyroid medications. If your doctor has told you to take certain thyroid medicines like levothyroxine early in the morning on an empty stomach, then you must take the pink PregVit tablet only after 4 hours have passed.
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What is a "Generic" medication/drug?
Generic drugs are medications that have the comparable medicinal ingredients as the original brand name drug, but which are generally cheaper in price. Nearly 1 in 3 drugs dispensed are "generic". They undergo comparative testing to ensure that they are the same as their "brand" counterparts in:
- Active Ingredient (e.g. "Pravastatin" is the active ingredient in brand name Pravachol)
- Dosage (e.g. 10 mg of the active ingredient)
- Safety (e.g. same or similar side effects, drug interactions)
- Performance (e.g. 10 mg of a "generic" can be substituted for 10 mg of the "brand" and have the same therapeutic result)
- Intended use (e.g. both "generic" and "brand" would be prescribed for the same conditions)
What this means is that "generic" medications can be used as a substitute of their brand equivalents with comparable therapeutic results. There are a few exceptions (examples are outlined at the end of this page) and as always you should consult your physician before switching from a brand name medications to a generic or vice versa.
What differences are there between generic and brand?
While generics and brand equivalent drugs contain comparable active ingredients, they may be different in the following ways:
- Appearance (e.g. the scoring or markings)
The color, shape and size of the medication come from the fillers that are added to the active ingredients to make the drug. These fillers that are added to the drug have no medical use and do not to change the effectiveness of the final product. A generic drug must contain comparable active ingredients and must be comparable in strength and dosage to the original brand name equivalent. Generic drugs can be more cost effective than purchasing the brand name.
Why do generics cost less than the brand name equivalents?
When a new drug is "invented", the company that discovered it has a patent on it that gives them the exclusive production rights for this medication. Once the patent expires in a country, other companies can bring the product to market under their own name. This patent prevents other companies from copying the drug during that time so they can earn back their Research and Development costs through being the exclusive supplier of the product. After the patent expires however, other companies can develop a "generic" version of the product. These versions generally are offered at much lower prices because the companies do not have the same development costs as the original company who developed the medication.
The main thing to realize here though is that the two products are therapeutically comparable. They may look different, and be called something different, but they are required to be have the same active ingredient.
How are Generic drugs tested to ensure quality and efficacy?
The two most generally accepted methods to prove the safety of a generic version of a drug are to either repeat most of the chemistry, animal and human studies originally done, or to show that the drug performs comparably with the original brand name drug. This second option is called a "comparative bioavailability" study. During this type of study, volunteers are given the original drug, and then separately later the generic drug. The rates at which the drug is delivered to the patient (into their blood stream or otherwise absorbed) are measured to ensure they are the same. Because the same active ingredient is used the major concern is just that it delivers the common chemical(s) at the same rate so that they have the same effect. Please note that the methods that the manufacturers use may vary from country to country.