When and How to Take It

Some general considerations to keep in mind include the following:
  • PreCare Premium and PreCare Chewables come in the form of a tablet. They are taken by mouth once daily.
  • It does not matter what time of day you take PreCare prenatal vitamins. If they seem to make your morning sickness worse, try taking them later in the day.
  • These products can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The iron in these products may be better absorbed on an empty stomach, but most women find that taking prenatal vitamins with a little food usually helps with stomach upset.
  • Let your healthcare provider know if you have trouble keeping PreCare products down or if they cause significant nausea. Your healthcare provider may have some useful suggestions or may recommend a different prenatal vitamin.
  • For the vitamins to work properly, they must be taken as prescribed. They will not work if you stop taking them.

PreCare Dosing Information

There is only one standard recommended dose for PreCare Premier or PreCare Chewables. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click PreCare Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with PreCare. However, not everyone who takes the vitamins will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate them quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Some of the possible side effects include but are not limited to:
(Click PreCare Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Pregnancy and Pain

PreCare Prenatal Vitamins

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