NHS Multi-vitamins/minerals: not a great choice
Prescribable for the treatment of proven deficiencies or their
prevention in those at significant risk of undernutrition (see BNF)
vitamins A, D, C, B1, B3, B2 v. low doses, (no folic acid/B12)
Based on formulation from 1940s of a free sample from US govt.
see Bransby ER BMJ 15
Jan 1944 p77.
Vit B Tablets Compound and Compound Strong
vitamins B1, B2, B3, (B6 – strong only)
Liquid ABIDEC and DALIVIT drops
vitamins A,D, C and some B suitable for some infants
tablet - vitamins C, B, E, K; liquid vitamins A, D
Forceval Adult and Junior
RDA amounts of vitamins and trace elements
Useful but avoid in cholestatic liver disease (Mn XS) and caution in
osteoporosis (vit A XS)