Who should not use a prescription prenatal, postnatal multivitamin?

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Some women should not use a prenatal, postnatal multivitamin or should use it only under the close supervision of a doctor. Women who are allergic to any ingredient in the multivitamin may not be able to use it. Women who have pernicious anemia should consult with a doctor about the benefits and risks of using the multivitamin, as taking this product may mask the symptoms of their condition.

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In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates vitamin supplements and provides recommended daily amount information. The FDA says that we should pay attention when considering vitamin supplements, because ...

frequently many different vitamins and minerals are combined into one product.
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