What is the Pregnacare Conception?
Pregnacare Conception tablets are a daily supplement designed to support you when you’re trying to become pregnant. They contain a range of vitamins and minerals and are specially formulated by the UK's Number 1 pregnancy supplement brand to support a healthy conception. They’re vegetarian-friendly and do not contain gelatine, yeast, or artificial colours or preservatives.
How will these supplements support me while I’m trying for a baby?
Pregnacare Conception tablets contain 400µg of folic acid, which is recommended by the NHS for those who are trying to get pregnant as well as in the first 12 months of pregnancy. Folic acid helps to support the healthy development of your baby’s spine, reducing the risk of neural tube defects, such as spina bifida. They also contain zinc, which helps to support normal fertility, and Vitamin B6 which helps to contribute to the regulation of your hormonal activity.
Which vitamins and minerals are in these supplements?
Pregnacare Conception tablets contain lots of different vitamins and minerals, which are ideal for those who are trying to get pregnant. The nutrients in each tablet include:
- Vitamin D – 15µg
- Vitamin E – 4mg α-TE
- Vitamin C – 90mg
- Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) – 8mg
- Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) – 5mg
- Vitamin B3 (Niacin) – 20mg NE
- Vitamin B6 – 10mg
- Folic acid – 400µg
- Vitamin B12 - 20µg
- Biotin - 150µg
- Pantothenic acid – 6mg
- Magnesium – 60mg
- Iron – 14mg
- Zinc – 15mg
- Copper – 1000µg
- Selenium – 50µg
- Iodine – 150µg
- L-Arginine – 100mg
- Inositol – 50mg
- N-Acetyl Cysteine – 50mg
- Betacarotene (Natural source) – 3mg
Can I take these supplements if I’m taking other medication?
You will usually be able to take Pregnacare Conception with your medication without any problems. However, some products can interact when used together, so make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this product if you are taking any other medication, including those obtained without a prescription.
Will these supplements affect my monthly cycle?
Pregnacare Conception tablets don’t contain any drugs or hormones, and therefore should not affect your monthly cycle in any way. There are no ingredients in this product which are known to delay your monthly cycle. However, some women have reported seeing changes in their monthly cycle when they see this product, so make sure to take a pregnancy test and speak to your doctor or another medical professional if you do experience any changes.
How to take Pregnacare Conception tablets
Take one Pregnacare Conception tablet every day with your main meal. Swallow with a sip of water or another cool drink. Do not take these tablets on an empty stomach. Do not take more than the recommended daily dose.
When should Pregnacare Conception not be used?
Pregnacare Conception is not suitable for use by children. These tablets contain iron, which can be very harmful to young children if taken in excess. Do not use this product if you are allergic to soya or any of the listed ingredients. This product is a food supplement and should not be used in place of a healthy lifestyle and balanced diet.
Does this supplement have any side effects?
If you take Pregnacare Contraception as directed by the manufacturers, then you should not experience any unwanted side effects. However, if you do take more of these tablets than you should, seek medical advice right away. For more information about reporting side effects, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
How to store these tablets
Store in a cool, dry place which is below 25 degrees C. Store in original packaging and do not use 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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- Maltodextrin & Microcrystalline Cellulose, Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid [Carrier: Glyceryl Tristearate]), L-Arginine (as HCl), Magnesium Oxide, Inositol (Carrier: Acacia), N-Acetyl Cysteine, Tablet Coating (Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, Hydroxypropylcellulose, Natural Source Colours [Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides], Capric/Caprilic Triglycerides, Glycerin), Ferrous Fumarate, Zinc Sulphate, Anti-Caking Agents: Silicon Dioxide, Stearic Acid & Magnesium Stearate, Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin [Carriers: Trisodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Maltodextrin]), Niacin (as Nicotinamide), Betacarotene (Carriers: Starch, Water, Antioxidant: DL-Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin (Vitamin B1 as Mononitrate), Vitamin B6 (as HCl), Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Salt), Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol [Carriers: Acacia, Sucrose, Corn Starch, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Antioxidant: DL-Alpha Tocopherol]), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, Vitamin E Natural Source (as D-Alpha Tocopheryl Acid Succinate) (from Soya), Copper Sulphate, Folic Acid (as Pteroylmonoglutamic Acid), Potassium Iodide, Biotin, Sodium Selenate.
I have 1 and half months left of the before conception, I am now pregnant. Can I finish what I have or should I move onto the pregnant range? TIA
Pregnacare Original is trusted by mums for generations, this is an ideal tried and tested way to safeguard the diet you and your little one depend on.
- 19 important nutrients, specially formulated by experts for during pregnancy
- Includes 400µg Folic Acid and 10µg Vitamin D
- Folic acid contributes to maternal tissue growth
- The UK’s No.1 pregnancy supplement brand
Can I take Pregnacare Conception tablets while breastfeeding?
There is no known risk of taking these whilst breastfeeding, however you may wish to consider a product specifically formulated for breastfeeding women such as https://www.chemist-4-u.com/vitabiotics-pregnacare-breast-feeding-dual-pack-84-tablets-capsules
Does Pregnancare make you gain weight?
Weight gain is not a known side effect of these vitamin supplements.
Can I take pregnacare conception while on a diet pill? Weight loss pill?
There are no known issues with taking vitamins with most weight loss medications. However, without knowing which medication you are taking, it is not possible to confirm. Please speak to a GP if you have any concerns and ensure they are aware you are trying to conceive.
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