Generic Name:Multivitamins and Minerals

Thera is a prescribed medication known as a combination of vitamins and minerals. Multivitamins and minerals are a combination of many different vitamins and minerals that are normally found in foods and other natural sources. Multivitamins and minerals are used to provide vitamins and minerals that are not taken in through the diet. Multivitamins and minerals are also used to treat vitamin or mineral deficiencies for those people who are suffering ailments caused by illness, pregnancy, poor nutrition, digestive disorders, certain medications, and many other conditions. Thera is also available with another label of Thera Hematinic.

How to Use Thera Tablets

  • Take your multivitamin and minerals with a full glass of water.
  • The chewable tablet must be chewed or allowed to dissolve in your mouth before swallowing. You may also allow the tablet to dissolve in drinking water, fruit juice, or infant formula (but not milk or other dairy products).
  • Measure the liquid form of multivitamins and minerals using a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist where you can get one.
  • Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Swallow the pill whole. It is specially made to release the vitamins and minerals slowly into the body.

Cautions before Use Thera Tablets

  • Do not take this medication with milk, other dairy products, calcium supplements, or antacids that contain calcium. Calcium may make it harder for your body to absorb certain ingredients of the multivitamin.
  • Never take more than the recommended dose of a multivitamin.
  • Do not take this medication with your healthcare provider’s permission
  • This multivitamin product also contains minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Minerals especially taken in large doses can cause side effects such as tooth staining, increased urination, stomach bleeding, uneven heart rate, confusion, and muscle weakness or limp feeling. Make sure that you read all the active ingredients of this medicine and not allergic to any of them.

Thera Tablets Side Effects

The side effects which may arise due to the usage of Thera are as follows:

  • Hives
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • Upset stomach
  • Headache
  • Unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth

Interactions and Overdose of Thera Tablets

Thera can interact with certain medications, or affect how medications work in your body. Before taking this product make sure with your doctor if you are using diuretics (water pills, heart or blood pressure medications, tretinoin (Vesanoid), isotretinoin Accutane, Amnesteen, Clavaris, Sotret), trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (Cotrim, Bactrim, Septra, TMP/SMX or an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin (Indocin), ketoprofen (Orudis), and others.

Overdose symptoms of Thera may include stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, loss of appetite, hair loss, peeling skin, tingly feeling in or around your mouth, changes in menstrual periods, weight loss, severe headache, muscle or joint pain, severe back pain, blood in your urine, pale skin, and easy bruising or bleeding. In these situations people should take prompt medical support.


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