What is Duet DHA Complete?Duet DHA Complete is a gluten-free prenatal 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 Duet DHA Complete?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.
Duet DHA Complete 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 Duet DHA Complete?Do not take Duet DHA Complete if you are allergic to it, any of its ingredients, or to similar products. Also, do not take Duet DHA Complete if you are allergic to fish or fish oil.
What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Duet DHA Complete?Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Duet DHA Complete. 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, 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 and 1 softgel capsule once a day or as directed by your doctor.
How should I take Duet DHA Complete?Take Duet DHA Complete exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take extra doses or take more often without asking your doctor.
You can take the tablet and the softgel capsule together or at different times of the day.
What should I avoid while taking Duet DHA Complete?Do not take additional vitamin or mineral supplements unless directed by your doctor.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Do not give Duet DHA Complete to children.
Do not take Duet DHA Complete if you are taking blood thinners (such as aspirin or warfarin).
What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Duet DHA Complete?If Duet DHA Complete 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 Duet DHA Complete with the following: blood thinners or levodopa.
What are the possible side effects of Duet DHA Complete?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 Duet DHA Complete if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?Duet DHA Complete is used throughout your pregnancy and you can take it if you are breastfeeding.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Duet DHA Complete?If you miss a dose of Duet DHA Complete, 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 Duet DHA Complete?Store at room temperature. Protect from moisture and excessive heat.