MAY-VITA ELIXIR (Merz)

Description

Each 45 ml. contains: Dexpanthenol, 10 mg; Niacinamide, 40 mg.; Pyridoxine HCl (B-6), 4 mg.; Cyanocobalamin (B-12), 12 mcg.; Folic Acid, 1 mg.; Iron, 36 mg. (as polysaccharide iron complex); Zinc, 15 mg. (as zinc sulfate); Manganese, 4 mg. (as manganese sulfate); Alcohol, 13%.

INDICATIONS

For vitamin and mineral replacement therapy in deficiency states and for treatment of iron deficiency anemia and/or nutritional megaloblastic anemias due to inadequate diet.

Warnings

Folic acid alone is improper therapy in the treatment of pernicious anemia and other megaloblastic anemias where vitamin B 12 is deficient.

Precautions

Folic acid, especially in doses above 0.1 mg. daily, may obscure pernicious anemia, in that hematologic remission may occur while neurological manifestations remain progressive.

Adverse Reactions

Allergic sensitization has been reported following both oral and parenteral administration of folic acid.

USE IN PREGNANCY

Safe use of this product in pregnancy has not been established.

DOSAGE

Usual adult dosage is one tablespoonful (15 ml.) three times daily with meals. Do not exceed recommended dosage unless directed by a physician.

How Supplied

MAY-VITA ELIXIR is supplied in Pint bottles: NDC #0259-0366-16.

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