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Medications for Dietary Supplementation

Other names: Supplementation, Dietary

About Dietary Supplementation:  Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide essential nutrients, such as a vitamin, an essential mineral, a protein, an herb, or similar nutritional substance.

Drugs Used for Dietary Supplementation

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Fish Oil C N 4 reviews
3.0

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

multivitamin N N 65 reviews
5.0

Generic name: multivitamin systemic

Brand names:  Cerefolin NAC, Nephrocaps, Vitamins, Renal Caps, MVI Adult, Folic Acid XTRA, Balanced B-50, Folbee, Folbic, Nephplex Rx, Thera-Tabs, Apetex, Apetigen, Av-VITE FB, Co-Veratrol, Dyzbac, FaBB, Folcaps, Folgard RX, Folplex 2.2, Foltabs 800, Foltrate, Infuvite Pediatric, L-Methyl-MC, L-Methyl-MC NAC, Mebolex, Metafolbic Plus, Metafolbic Plus RF, Methaver, Methazel, MTX Support, Multi-Delyn, Mynephron, Nat-Rul B-125, Nephrocaps QT, Nephronex, Poly-Vi-Sol, Protegra, Reno Caps, Stress-600, T-Vites, Tri-Vi-Sol, Virt-Caps, Virt-Gard, Virt-Vite, Virt-Vite Forte, Virt-Vite Plus, Vita-Respa …show all

Drug class: vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

Vitamin C N N 1 review
7.0

Generic name: ascorbic acid systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

biotin N N 18 reviews
6.0

Generic name: biotin systemic

Brand names:  Hair, Skin & Nails, Appearex

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers:

omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids C N 10 reviews
5.0

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Brand names:  Fish Oil, Lovaza, MegaKrill, Dry Eye Omega Benefits, Nature's Bounty Red Krill Oil, Omacor, Prenatal DHA, Animi-3, Animi-3 with Vitamin D, Divista, Epanova, Mi-Omega NF, Omtryg, TheraTears Nutrition, Triklo, Vascazen, Vayarin, Wellbaby DHA …show all

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Probiotic Formula N N Add review Rate

Generic name: bifidobacterium infantis / lactobacillus acidophilus systemic

Drug class: probiotics

For consumers: dosage, side effects

calcium / vitamin d C N 2 reviews
4.0

Generic name: calcium / vitamin d systemic

Brand names:  Caltrate 600+D, Citracal + D, Calcitrate with D, Os-Cal 500 Chewable, Os-Cal Calcium+D3, Oyster Shell Calcium with Vitamin D, UPCal D …show all

Drug class: vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

Caltrate 600+D C N Add review Rate

Generic name: calcium / vitamin d systemic

Drug class: vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Vitamin B6 C N Add review Rate

Generic name: pyridoxine systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

vitamin e C N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: vitamin e systemic

Brand names:  Alpha E, Aqua-E, Aqua Gem-E, Aquasol E, Aquavite-E, E-400 Clear, E-600, E-Gems, E Pherol, Nutr-E-Sol, Vita-Plus E Natural …show all

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

Cerefolin NAC N N 1 review
10

Generic name: multivitamin systemic

Drug class: vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Lovaza C N 1 review
10

Generic name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

calcium citrate C N Add review Rate

Generic name: calcium citrate systemic

Brand name:  Calcitrate

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

ascorbic acid N N 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: ascorbic acid systemic

Brand names:  Vitamin C, Ester-C, Ascocid, Ascorbic Acid Quick Melts, Ascor L 500, Betac, C-Time, C / Rose Hips, Cecon, Cee-500, Cemill, Cemill 500, Cemill 1000, Cevi-Bid, N Ice with Vitamin C, Protexin, Sunkist Vitamin C, Vicks Vitamin C Drops …show all

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Nephrocaps N N Add review Rate

Generic name: multivitamin systemic

Drug class: vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Citracal + D C N Add review Rate

Generic name: calcium / vitamin d systemic

Drug class: vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

chondroitin / glucosamine N N 7 reviews
5.0

Generic name: chondroitin / glucosamine systemic

Brand names:  Osteo Bi-Flex, Schiff Move Free, Cidaflex, Cosamin DS, Glucoten, OptiFlex Complete, Pryflex, Relamine …show all

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: interactions,

bifidobacterium infantis / lactobacillus acidophilus N N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: bifidobacterium infantis / lactobacillus acidophilus systemic

Brand names:  Probiotic Formula, Phillips Colon Health, Florajen3, Primadophilus Bifidus, Provella, Rezyst, Visbiome Extra Strength …show all

Drug class: probiotics

For consumers: dosage,

Hair, Skin & Nails N N 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: biotin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: side effects

Vitamins N N Add review Rate

Generic name: multivitamin systemic

Drug class: vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Osteo Bi-Flex N N Add review Rate

Generic name: chondroitin / glucosamine systemic

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: interactions, side effects

Renal Caps N N Add review Rate

Generic name: multivitamin systemic

Drug class: vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Appearex N N Add review Rate

Generic name: biotin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: side effects

chondroitin / glucosamine / methylsulfonylmethane N N Add review Rate

Generic name: chondroitin / glucosamine / methylsulfonylmethane systemic

Brand name:  Osteo Bi-Flex Advanced

Drug class: nutraceutical products

For consumers: interactions,

Ester-C N N Add review Rate

Generic name: ascorbic acid systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Topics under Dietary Supplementation

Alternative treatments for Dietary Supplementation

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Dietary Supplementation. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Dietary Supplementation.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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