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Citracal Prenatal Rx Tablets (Bayer Healthcare)
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Citracal Prenatal Rx is a scored, white, modified oval shaped multivitamin/multimineral tablet. The tablet is embossed "CITRACAL" on one side and "PN RX" on the other side.
Each tablet contains:
CITRACAL PRENATAL Rx is a multivitamin/multimineral prescription drug indicated for use in improving the nutritional status of women prior to conception, throughout pregnancy, and in the postnatal period for both lactating and nonlactating mothers.
This product is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Folic acid alone is improper therapy in the treatment of pernicious anemia and other megaloblastic anemias where Vitamin B 12 is deficient.
Contact with moisture may produce surface discoloration or erosion of the tablet.
Folic acid in doses above 0.1 mg may obscure pernicious anemia in that hematologic remission can occur while neurological manifestations progress.
Allergic sensitization has been reported following both oral and parenteral administration of folic acid.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
One tablet daily or as directed by a physician.
Bottles of 100 tablets (NDC 0178-0852-01)
DISPENSE IN A TIGHT, LIGHT-RESISTANT CONTAINER AS DEFINED BY THE USP/NF WITH A CHILD-RESISTANT CLOSURE.
Store at controlled room temperature.
U.S. Patent 4,814,177 Other Patent(s) pending