Vitrum is a multivitamin complex, the composition of which is designed in such a way as to satisfy the daily need of an adult and a child for vitamins and trace elements.
Release form and composition
Vitrum tablets are made. The Vitrum series includes various drugs, with a different combination of microelements and vitamins and intended for different categories of people. The most common vitamin complexes are Vitrum Prenatal, Vitrum Forte, Vitrum Beauty, Vitrum Junior, Vitrum Baby.
The complex includes such vitamins as A, B, C, E, D, K1, as well as trace elements: copper, zinc, beta-carotene, silicon, manganese, nickel, chromium, iron, boron, calcium, selenium, molybdenum .
Indications for use
According to the instructions, Vitrum is used for:
- Therapy and prevention of hypo-and avitaminosis, lack of mineral components in adults;
- Increased need for vitamins (after previous diseases, increased neuro-psychological and physical stress);
- Low body resistance to infections;
- Unbalanced and inadequate nutrition, violation of the absorption of vitamins and digestion (diarrhea, nausea, loss of appetite, etc.).
Vitrum is also indicated for use in the period of convalescence, with maintenance therapy in the period of chronic diseases, in the postoperative period, after intensive therapy with antibiotics and chemotherapeutic drugs.
Vitrum Prenatal is a complex of 3 minerals and 10 vitamins and is intended for use in pregnant and lactating women.
Vitrum Beauty designed specifically to compensate for the lack of vitamins necessary for the female body.
Vitrum Forte complex compensates for the lack of vitamin D, calcium and magnesium, as well as regulates calcium-phosphorus metabolism.
Vitamin complex Baby Baby is designed for children from 2.5 years, Vitrum Junior - from 7 years. Both of these drugs are designed to meet the needs for vitamins and minerals of the growing body.
According to the instructions, Vitrum is contraindicated for use with:
- Hypersensitivity to the components of the vitamin complex;
- Hypercalcemia, hypermagneemia, hypercalciuria;
- Hypervitaminosis A, E, D;
- Active pulmonary tuberculosis;
- History of sarcoidosis;
- Chronic glomerulonephritis;
- Renal failure;
- Severe impaired liver or kidney function;
- Heart failure;
- Peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum in active form;
- Simultaneous intake of selenium, retinoids;
- Glucose-galactose malabsorption syndrome;
- Fructose intolerance;
- Violation of the metabolism of iron or copper;
Dosing and Administration
Vitrum complex is prescribed to children and adults on 1 tablet per day. The drug is taken directly during or immediately after a meal. The duration of Vitrum is 1-2 months.
When using Vitrum in recommended doses, side effects are rare. The most common include:
- Allergies: anaphylactic shock, angioedema, hyperthermia, caused by hypersensitivity to the drug;
- Skin and subcutaneous tissue: skin rash, itching, urticaria, redness of the skin, bronchospasm;
- Digestive system: dyspepsia, belching, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea or constipation, heartburn, increased secretion of gastric juice;
- Central nervous system: dizziness, drowsiness, headache, irritability;
- Other: excessive sweating, blurred vision, urine staining yellow.
If Vitrum is used in high dosage for a long time, hypercalcemia, hyperglycemia, hypercalciuria, arrhythmias, irritation of the mucous membrane of the gastrointestinal tract, paresthesia, decreased glucose tolerance, dryness and cracks in the feet and palms, impaired kidney function, seborrhea, eruptions, loss of cracks in the feet and palms, impaired kidney function, seborrhea, eruptions, loss of cracks in the feet and palms, impaired kidney function, seborrhea, eruptions, loss of cracks in the feet and palms, impaired kidney function, seborrhea, eruptions, loss of cracking in the feet for a long time are not excluded. , increased liver enzymes, alkaline phosphatase.
During pregnancy, it is recommended to take Vitrum Prenatal vitamin complex. Other Vitrum complexes are not recommended.
Since calcium and iron are present in Vitrum, absorption of tetracycline antibiotics and fluoroquinolones is delayed in the intestine.
The simultaneous use of a vitamin complex with antacid drugs containing magnesium, aluminum, calcium, and colestiramine is not recommended, as they reduce iron absorption. Also, Vitrum should not be combined with silver and iron preparations, since they disrupt the absorption of vitamin E.
Structural analogues of Vitrum and other vitamin complexes are:
- Gerovital dr. Theiss;
Terms and conditions of storage
According to the instructions, Vitrum is recommended to be stored in a dry, dark place inaccessible to children for no longer than 3 years from the date of manufacture.