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Postnatal Medications and Nutrition

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Postnatal Medications and Nutrition Adult

Postnatal Medications and Nutrition - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Postnatal Medications and Nutrition cause?

These medications are usually well tolerated ; however common side effects may still occur. 

For e.g

Mefenamic Acid / Naproxen (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs or NSAIDs)

May cause gastric discomfort . 

Obimin / Sangobion / Hemoplex

Iron may cause constipation, so drink extra fluids and increase intake of fruits and vegetables to prevent this. It may also cause darkening of the stools, but this is harmless

Before taking Postnatal Medications and Nutrition, what precautions must I follow?

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Postnatal Medications and Nutrition?

  • Updated on Wednesday, May 17, 2017
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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