Prenatal Vitamin Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Prenatal Vitamins?

You should not take prenatal vitamins if you:
 
  • Are allergic to prenatal vitamins or any of the active or inactive components used to make the supplement. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have hemochromatosis (an iron overload disease), as most prenatal vitamins contain iron.
     
  • Have Wilson's disease (a copper overload disease), as most prenatal vitamins contain copper.
     

Prenatal Vitamin Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which prenatal vitamins should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the supplement. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions with prenatal vitamins were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific prenatal vitamin warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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