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Is berocca safe while pregnant?

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#1 becHASfour

Posted 03 September 2009 - 04:14 PM

My energy levels are just flat and i need something to maybe pick me up-i know when i'm not preg Berocca does that...but can i take it while preg?
Or is there something out there just as good and safe?

Many thanks

#2 TheStick

Posted 03 September 2009 - 04:16 PM

Are you taking a pregnancy multi?  It should tell you on the bottle of Berocca if they don't recommend it during pregnancy.

#3 becHASfour

Posted 03 September 2009 - 04:20 PM

There's nothing written on the berocca pack.

Yes i take cenovis pregnancy horse tablets. ffear.gif

#4 Belf

Posted 03 September 2009 - 04:39 PM

The Berocca info site says:

Q   Can I use Berocca during pregnancy?  
A   Berocca can be used during pregnancy. There are no indications which exist that the nutrients contained in Berocca have any adverse effects on pregnancy or on the health of the foetus/newborn child at the recommended dose of one tablet per day. However, as with any other vitamin supplement taken during pregnancy or whilst breast feeding, if the women has any concerns it is recommend to talk to the doctor, midwife or pharmacist. Note that Berocca should not be taken in conjunction with other pregnancy vitamins.


#5 becHASfour

Posted 03 September 2009 - 04:44 PM

Thanks Callie.
Might have to find some other way to boost my energy levels

#6 PonyoPonyoFishGirl

Posted 06 September 2009 - 04:36 PM

I was feeling really tired (as in slept for 12 h and still no satisfaction) until my blood test came back saying I was Vitamin D deficient.  On the advice of my midwife, I took some Vitamin D (1000 IU) tablet and was feeling much better and alert within a few days.

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