Citranatal Rx

Generic Name: Iodine

  • What is Citranatal Rx?

    Citranatal Rx is a prenatal vitamin and mineral combination used before, during, and after pregnancy as a nutritional supplement.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Citranatal Rx?

    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 Rx 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 Rx?

    Do not take Citranatal Rx 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 Rx?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Citranatal Rx. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have a history of anemia (low red blood cell count), nerve problems, or if you have previously given birth to a baby with a neural tube defect.

  • 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 once a day or as directed by your doctor.

  • How should I take Citranatal Rx?

    Take Citranatal Rx 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 Rx?

    Do not take additional vitamin or mineral supplements unless directed by your doctor.

    Do not exceed the recommended dose Citranatal Rx.

    Do not give Citranatal Rx to children.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Citranatal Rx?

    No significant interactions have been reported with Citranatal Rx at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

  • What are the possible side effects of Citranatal Rx?

    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 Rx if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    Citranatal Rx 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 Rx?

    If you miss a dose of Citranatal Rx, 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 Rx?

    Store at room temperature.