Adherence and tolerability of iron-containing prenatal multivitamins in pregnant women with pre-existing gastrointestinal conditions.

@article{Gill2009AdherenceAT,
  title={Adherence and tolerability of iron-containing prenatal multivitamins in pregnant women with pre-existing gastrointestinal conditions.},
  author={Simerpal Kaur Gill and Patricia Nguyen and Gideon Koren},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={594-8}
}
Prenatal multivitamin supplements (PMS) are recommended during pregnancy. Suboptimal adherence in women experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) conditions is thought to be attributed to the high elemental iron content in PMS. This study sought to quantify adherence and tolerability of iron-containing PMS in women with pre-existing GI conditions by recruiting women who called the Motherisk Helpline. Women with (n = 36) and without (n = 166) pre-existing GI conditions were randomised to either PregVit… CONTINUE READING

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