Is nature bounty vitamin c plus zinc good to take

Patient

Q: Is nature bounty vitamin c plus zinc good to take while pregnant or does it induces chances of miscarriage?

Doctor

A:   Hi,
Thanks for the query.

I understand your concern.
Zinc belongs to category A drugs in pregnancy, means no adverse effects noted on fetus.
Whereas vitamin C if taken in recommended amount, that is less than 120mg per day, may not harm the baby.
More than that dose, it comes under category C drugs, means animal studies have demonstrated few adverse effects on fetus whereas sufficient human studies are lacking.

So, better to maintain recommend dosage.
Take care.

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