Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Formula - 60
Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-feeding Formula provides folate which may play a role in decreasing risk of brain-related birth defects. Folate may also reduce risk of spina bifida, a spinal cord defect.
Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-feeding Formula could be useful during pregnancy and when breast-feeding.
It provides the recommended dietary intake of essential minerals, vitamins and oils.
It contains the omega-3 fatty acid, DHA which is important for a child's brain and visual development and is present in breast milk.
It also contains iron (for red blood cell formation and oxygen transport), calcium (for bone development and maintenance) and iodine (for normal mental development).
Active Ingredients Per Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Formula capsule Omega-3Fish oil - natural (tuna oil) 500 mg containing omega-3 marine triglycerides 160mg as: Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 125mg Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 25mg 9 VitaminsVitamin B1 (Thiamine nitrate) 500 mcg Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 750 mcg Nicotinamide 7.5 mg Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine hydrochloride) 750 mcg Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 1.5 mcg Folic acid 200 mcg Vitamin E (d-alpha-Tocopherol 3.5 mg) 5.2 IU Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 30 mg Mixed carotenoids 2.88mg (as Dunaliella salina (natural source) extract equiv. to fresh cell 72mg) 6 MineralsCalcium* 59mg Phosphorus* 45.6mg *(as calcium hydrogen phosphate anhydrous 200mg) Magnesium 30mg (as magnesium oxide - heavy 49.8mg) Iron 5mg (as ferrous fumarate 15.7mg) Zinc 8mg (as zinc sulfate monohydrate 22.2mg) Iodine 75mcg (as potassium iodide 98mcg) .
Adults - Take one Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Formula capsule daily with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.
If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, biphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), thyroid hormone, methyldopa, carbidopa or levodopa or penicillamine separate doses by at least 2 hours.
Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease absorption and efficacy of these medications.
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