MULTIVITAMINS + MINERALS + FOLIC ACID OR AMINO ACIDS - Watsons Health

MULTIVITAMINS + MINERALS + FOLIC ACID OR AMINO ACIDS

 

Multivitamins + Minerals + Folic Acid/Amino Acids is a supplement that provides the body with essential nutrients not taken in through the diet.

Treating or preventing low levels of vitamins, folic acid, and amino acids in the body. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Do NOT use multivitamins with folic acid/ amino acids if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in multivitamins with folic acid/amino acids
  • you have high blood levels of arginine (argininemia)

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:

  • Mild diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:

  • Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest
  • Swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue
  • Feeling of swelling of the entire body
  • Numbness or tingling of the skin

Precautions

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have certain blood disorders (eg, pernicious anemia), kidney or liver problems, or urea cycle disorder
  • if you have a history of herpes simplex virus infection

 

Interactions

Some may interact with this product. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

  • Acitretin because some of these products contain vitamin A, which may increase the risk of acitretin’s side effects. If you are taking acitretin, ask your pharmacist if your product contains vitamin A
  • Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin) or fluorouracil because the risk of their side effects may be increased by multivitamins with minerals/folic acid/iron
  • Hydantoins (eg, phenytoin), levodopa, mycophenolate, or penicillamine because their effectiveness may be decreased by multivitamins with minerals/folic acid/iron

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if multivitamins with minerals/folic acid/iron may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

If overdose is suspected, bring the victim to the nearest hospital right away.

Available brands:

  • AminoVita (S V More)
  • Onima (Multicare)

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