Citracal Prenatal + DHA Side Effects

Possible Side Effects of Citracal Prenatal + DHA

Because prenatal vitamins do not need FDA approval, they are typically not studied as thoroughly as other types of medications. Therefore, detailed information about the possible side effects of prenatal vitamins is not available. However, based on the side effects of the individual components of Citracal Prenatal + DHA, the following side effects are possible:
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Heartburn or indigestion
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Metallic taste in the mouth
  • Insomnia
  • Yellow-orange discoloration of the urine
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Gas or belching
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Headaches
  • Intestinal cramps
  • Flushing
  • Loss of appetite.
As you can see, many of the possible Citracal Prenatal + DHA side effects are also some of the common aches, pains, and annoyances that are common during pregnancy. Therefore, it can be difficult to tell if a particular side effect is caused by Citracal Prenatal + DHA or by the pregnancy itself.
Citracal Prenatal 90 + DHA prenatal vitamins (which contain more iron) are probably more likely to cause stomach upset and constipation, compared to regular Citracal Prenatal + DHA prenatal vitamins.

Side Effects With Citracal Prenatal + DHA to Report

There are a number of side effects with Citracal Prenatal + DHA that you should report to your healthcare provider right away. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Prolonged or severe nausea or vomiting
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained rash, hives, itching, unexplained swelling, wheezing, or difficulty breathing or swallowing.
Pregnancy and Pain

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