What are Valupak Pregnancy vitamins?
Valupak Pregnancy vitamin tablets are a daily multivitamin which is designed to support you and your baby throughout your pregnancy. They’re ideal for pregnant mothers who are looking for a reliable source of folic acid. These tablets are free from sugar, gluten, yeast, artificial colours, flavours, and preservatives, and are suitable for vegetarians.
How will these tablets help to support me during pregnancy?
Valupak Pregnancy tablets contain 400µg of folic acid, which the NHS recommends should be taken as a daily supplement throughout the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Folic acid is an important nutrient which helps to support the development of a healthy foetus and helps to reduce the risk of neural tube defects (such as spina bifida) in unborn babies.
Which vitamins and minerals are in these tablets?
Valupak Pregnancy tablets contain vitamins and minerals which can all help to support you during pregnancy. These include:
- Vitamin D – 10µg
- Vitamin E – 12mg α-TE
- Vitamin K – 75µg
- Vitamin C – 80mg
- Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) – 1.1mg
- Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) – 1.4mg
- Niacin – 16mg NE
- Vitamin B6 – 1.4mg
- Folic Acid – 400µg
- Vitamin B12 – 2.5µg
- Biotin – 50µg
- Pantothenic Acid – 6mg
- Calcium – 120mg
- Magnesium – 60mg
- Iron – 14mg
- Zinc – 10mg
- Copper – 1000µg
- Selenium – 75µg
- Chromium – 40µg
- Iodine – 150µg
- Beta Carotene – 2.4mg
Can I take these tablets if I’m taking other medication?
If you are taking any other medication, including those you obtained without a prescription, you should speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product. Some products can interact when used together, causing unwanted side effects or making your medication less effective, but a medical professional can help you to avoid this.
How to take Valupak Pregnancy tablets
Take 1 Valupak Pregnancy tablet every day. Take with food or a sip or water or another cold drink. Do not take more than the recommended daily dose.
When should Valupak Pregnancy vitamins not be used?
Valupak Pregnancy tablets are not suitable for use by children. Do not take these tablets if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients. Food supplements should not be used in place of a healthy lifestyle or balanced diet. If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, you should always speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this or any other supplement or medication.
How to store these tablets
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in original packaging and do not take if the expiry date printed on the packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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- Calcium Carbonate (Bulking agent: Microcrystalline Cellulose (Bulking Agent) Magnesium Oxide, Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid), Iron (as Ferrous Fumerate), Vitamin E Niacin (as Nicotinamide), Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, Glycerin, Titanium Dioxide (colour), Beta Carotene Preparation, Zinc Oxide, Magnesium Stearate (Anti Caking Agent), Pantothenic Acid (As Calcium Pantothenate), Vitamin D3 (As Cholecalciferol), Culpric Sulphate Anhydrous (Copper),Vitamin B6 (As Pyridoxine Hydrochloride), Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Thiamin (As Thiamine Mononitrate), Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 (As Cyanocobalamin), Chromium Chloride Hexahydrate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selinite Anhydrous, D-Biotin.
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