What is Citranatal Assure?Citranatal Assure is a prenatal and postnatal vitamin, mineral, and omega-3 fatty acid combination used before, during, and after pregnancy as a nutritional supplement.
What is the most important information I should know about Citranatal Assure?Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is the leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call your doctor or poison control center immediately.
Citranatal Assure contains folic acid, which can help prevent neural tube defects (birth defects of the brain or spinal cord).
The need for folic acid during pregnancy increases and is not met by normal dietary sources alone.
Who should not take Citranatal Assure?Do not take Citranatal Assure if you are allergic to it, any of its ingredients, or to similar products.
What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Citranatal Assure?Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Citranatal Assure. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have a history of anemia (low red blood cell count), bleeding disorders, nerve problems, if you have previously given birth to a baby with a neural tube defect, or if you are taking products with omega-3 fatty acids.
What is the usual dosage?The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.
Adults: The recommended dose is 1 tablet and 1 capsule once a day or as directed by your doctor.
How should I take Citranatal Assure?Take Citranatal Assure exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take extra doses or take more often without asking your doctor.
What should I avoid while taking Citranatal Assure?Do not take additional vitamin or mineral supplements unless directed by your doctor.
Do not exceed the recommended dose of Citranatal Assure.
Do not give Citranatal Assure to children.
Do not take Citranatal Assure if you are taking blood thinners (such as aspirin or warfarin).
What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Citranatal Assure?If Citranatal Assure is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Citranatal Assure with the following: blood thinners.
What are the possible side effects of Citranatal Assure?Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.
Side effects may include: allergic reactions, constipation, diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach upset
Can I receive Citranatal Assure if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?Citranatal Assure is used throughout your pregnancy and you can take it if you are breastfeeding.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Citranatal Assure?If you miss a dose of Citranatal Assure, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at once.
How should I store Citranatal Assure?Store at room temperature.