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Prenate Elite contains a variety of vitamins and minerals that are specifically designed for pregnant women. Probably most importantly, these prenatal vitamins contain folic acid, an important nutrient that can prevent birth defects (such as spina bifida). This particular supplement is only available by prescription and comes in the form of a tablet that is taken once a day. Possible side effects include nausea, constipation, and diarrhea.

What Is Prenate Elite?

Prenate Elite® is a prenatal vitamin that is only available by prescription. Prenatal vitamins are multivitamin/mineral supplements designed specifically for pregnant women. This prenatal vitamin contains two forms of folate: folic acid and Quatrefolic®. Folic acid needs to be changed by the body to be active. However, Quatrefolic is already an active form of folate.
(Click Prenate Elite Uses for more information on what this product is used for.)

Who Makes It?

Prenate Elite is made by Avion Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

How Does Prenate Elite Work?

Prenate Elite prenatal vitamins contain a variety of vitamins and minerals that are important for a healthy pregnancy. Probably most importantly, the supplements contain 400 mcg of folic acid and 1.1 mg of Quatrefolic (which is equal to 600 mcg of folic acid). Folic acid and Quatrefolic are both forms of folate, an important nutrient that can prevent certain birth defects (such as spina bifida). Unlike folic acid, Quatrefolic does not need to be changed by the body to be active.
The vitamins also contain iron, calcium, and a variety of other vitamins and minerals.
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