What is Natafort?Natafort 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 Natafort?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.
Natafort 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 Natafort?Do not take Natafort 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 Natafort?Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Natafort. 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 Natafort?Take Natafort 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 Natafort?Do not take additional vitamin or mineral supplements unless directed by your doctor.
Do not exceed the recommended dose of Natafort.
Do not give Natafort to children.
What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Natafort?No significant interactions have been reported with Natafort 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 Natafort?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 Natafort if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?Natafort is used throughout your pregnancy and you can take it if you are breastfeeding.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Natafort?If you miss a dose of Natafort 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 Natafort?Store at room temperature.