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Medications for Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency

Vitamins and minerals added to the diet to make up for a deficiency.

Drugs used to treat Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency

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

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
multivitamin with minerals 3.1 102 reviews
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: multivitamin with minerals systemic

Brand names:  Hemax, Advanced AM/PM, Bacmin, CalciFolic-D, Centratex, Dialyvite 5000, Dialyvite Supreme D, Dolomite, Glutofac-MX, Nicomide, Prosteon, Recal D, Strovite Forte, Strovite One, Ventrixyl Fe, Vitafol, Vitramyn …show all

Drug class: vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

folic acid 5.5 3 reviews
Rx/OTC A N

Generic name: folic acid systemic

Brand names:  FA-8, Folacin-800

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

ferrous sulfate 5.5 2 reviews
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Brand names:  Feosol Original, Slow Fe, Fe Caps, Slow Release Iron, Fer-In-Sol, Feratab, Ferrousal …show all

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

multivitamin with iron 7.0 7 reviews
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Brand names:  Flintstones Complete, BiferaRx, Chromagen, Dialyvite, Ferralet 90, Integra, Integra Plus, Iron-150, Active Fe, EnLyte, FE C Tab Plus, FeRiva, FeRivaFA, Ferocon, Ferotrin, Ferrex 28, Ferrex 150 Forte, Ferrex 150 Forte Plus, Ferrogels Forte, FoliTab 500, Fusion Plus, Hematogen Forte, Iferex 150 Forte, Integra F, Irospan 24/6, Maxaron Forte, Multigen, Multigen Folic, Multigen Plus, MyKidz Iron, Nephron-FA, Nufera, Taron Forte, Tricon …show all

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Zinc Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: zinc sulfate systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Natural Product Monographs

chromium picolinate 8.5 7 reviews
OTC N N

Generic name: chromium picolinate systemic

Brand names:  Cr-GTF, CRM

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: Natural Product Monographs

selenium 6.3 3 reviews
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: selenium systemic

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Vitamin B1 Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: thiamine systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, side effects

thiamine Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: thiamine systemic

Brand name:  Vitamin B1

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

zinc sulfate 9.0 1 review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: zinc sulfate systemic

Brand names:  Zinc, Zinc-220, Orazinc

Drug class: minerals and electrolytes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Calciferol Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

ergocalciferol Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Brand names:  Calciferol, Drisdol, Calcidol

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Feosol Original Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Slow Fe Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Fe Caps Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Slow Release Iron Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Drisdol Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

FA-8 Rate Add review
Rx/OTC A N

Generic name: folic acid systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Fer-In-Sol Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Feratab Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Ferrousal Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Folacin-800 Rate Add review
Rx/OTC A N

Generic name: folic acid systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Vitamin B2 Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: riboflavin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: side effects

Calcidol Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ergocalciferol systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

ferrous fumarate Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: ferrous fumarate systemic

Brand name:  Hemocyte

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Frequently asked questions

Topics under Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency

Alternative treatments for Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency. 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 Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency.

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
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 (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
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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