Generic name: Folic Acid, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Omega-3 Acids, and Phytosterols (FOE lik AS id/VYE ta min/oh MAY ga 3 AS ids/fi to STER ols)
Brand name: BP Vit 3, Taliva, Vitamez
Drug class: Vitamin and mineral combinations
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 16, 2020.
Uses of Vitamez:
- It is used to help growth and good health.
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Vitamez?
- If you are allergic to Vitamez (folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, omega-3 acids, and phytosterols); any part of Vitamez (folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, omega-3 acids, and phytosterols); or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
- If you are taking a blood thinner.
- If you have bleeding problems.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with Vitamez (folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, omega-3 acids, and phytosterols).
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Vitamez (folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, omega-3 acids, and phytosterols) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Vitamez?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take Vitamez (folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, omega-3 acids, and phytosterols). This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- If you are allergic to fish or fish oil, talk with your doctor. Some products have fish oil.
- This medicine may affect certain lab tests. Tell all of your health care providers and lab workers that you take Vitamez (folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, omega-3 acids, and phytosterols).
- If you are allergic to tartrazine, talk with your doctor. Some products have tartrazine.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using Vitamez (folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, omega-3 acids, and phytosterols) while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
How is this medicine (Vitamez) best taken?
Use Vitamez (folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, omega-3 acids, and phytosterols) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Any unexplained bruising or bleeding.
What are some other side effects of Vitamez?
All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-332-1088. You may also report side effects at https://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
How do I store and/or throw out Vitamez?
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
Consumer information use
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about Vitamez (folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, omega-3 acids, and phytosterols), please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
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