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Help & Frequently Asked Questions

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Help & FAQ’s

Which Vitabiotics’ products are suitable for vegetarians ?

The following products are suitable for vegetarians
Cardioace Tablets, Diabetone Tablets,Feroglobin-B12 Liquid, Feroglobin Plus Liquid, Immunace Tablets, Perfectil Plus ProTan, Ultra garlic, Ultra Cranberry, Ultra Bilberry, Lutein & Zeaxanthin, Wellkid Baby Drops, Immunace Extra Protection, Liverel Tablets, Menopace Calcium, Menopace Night, Menopace Redclover Tablets, Menopace Tablets, Menopace Plus, Neurozan Tablets, Osteocare Chewable, Osteocare Boost, Osteocare Liquid, Osteocare Original Tablets, Perfectil Plus Nails, Perfectil Tablets, Pregnacare His and Hers Tablets, Pregnacare Tablets, Pregnacare Conception, Ultra B-Complex, Ultra Vitamin C, Ultra Co-Q10, Ultra Vitamin D3, Ultra Vitamin E, Ultra Ginkgo & Ginseng, Ultra L-Carnitine and ALA, Ultra Lycopene, Visionace Tablets, Wellkid Chewable Tablets,
Wellkid Baby & Infant Liquid, Wellteen Tablets, Wellman 50+ Tablets, Wellman 70+ Tablets, Wellman Conception, Wellman Drink, Wellman Boost , Wellman Prostate, Wellman Sport, Wellman Tablets, Tricologic Man, Wellwoman 50+ Tablets, Wellwoman 70+, Wellwoman Boost, Wellwoman Sports and Fitness Tablets, Wellwoman Inner Cleanse Tablets, Wellwoman Drink.

The following are not suitable for vegetarians (as they may contain gelatine in the capsule or ingredients derived from fish)
Aquamarine 2-in-1 Capsules, Aquamarine 2-in-1 Liquid, Aquamarine Omega-3 Super Purity Capsules , Aquamarine Omega-3 Super Purity Liquid, Cardioace Plus, Diabetone Plus, Dietrim Capsules, Feroglobin Capsules, Goldcare Capsules, Jointace Chondroitin Glucosamine Tablets, Jointace Omega-3 and Glucosamine, Jointace Boost, Jointace MSM Tablets, Jointace Collagen Tablets, Jointace Max, Jointace 500/400, Jointace 750, Jointace Sport, Neurozan Plus, Omega-H3 Capsules, Osteocare Joint, Osteocare Plus, Perfectil Platinum Tablets, Perfectil Plus Skin, Pregnacare Plus, Pregnacare Breast-feeding, Premence Capsules, Visionace Plus, Wellkid Soft Burst, Wellkid Soft Jelly, Wellteen Plus, Wellman Plus Omega 369, Wellman Skin Technology, Wellwoman Original Capsules, Wellwoman Plus Omega 369, Tricologic Woman.

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What is the source of gelatin in Vitabiotics’ capsule products?

The capsules contain bovine, pharmaceutical grade gelatin of German origin, which is obtained from veterinary certified herds. Manufacturers belonging to the Gelatin Manufacturers Federation of Europe (GME), under strict manufacturing conditions, produce the gelatin.

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Can the capsule or tablet products be taken by small children?

Many Vitabiotics’ products are for specific requirements or life stages, such as pregnancy or menopause, and are therefore not recommended for children. Because of the size of some capsules and tablets, we do not recommend they be taken by children under the age of 12, unless specified otherwise under the directions for use. The WellKid range is of course available for children.

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Do Vitabiotics have any multivitamins suitable for children?

The following products are suitable for men and women of all ages, but in particular for infants and small children:
WellKid® Chewable- a smart, great tasting raspberry and lemon flavour chewable multivitamin tablet that provides a comprehensive range of vitamins and trace minerals including and Omega-3 fatty acids at safe levels, specially formulated to safeguard the nutritional intake of children aged 4-12.

Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid is ideal for babies and infants from 3 months to 5 years to provide a safe and balanced, comprehensive range of 14 essential vitamins and minerals. Wellkid® Baby & Infant liquid also contains Swiss Alpine malt as a natural energy source, with a great taste your little ones will love.

WellKid® Soft Jelly is a great tasting, wildberry flavour, chewy pastille containing 10 essential vitamins as well as Omega-3 fatty acids from flaxseed oil, and is ideal to help safeguard the nutritional intake of children aged 4-12.

WellKid® Omega-3 Softburst capsules have been developed for active children aged 4-12 years, to provide an ideal source of Omega-3 EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid) plus DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid), as well as the full RDA of Vitamin D3. WellKid ®Omega-3 Softburst capsules are ideal taken alongside WellKid® Smart Chewable to provide a spectrum of multivitamins.

Feroglobin® B12 Liquid – iron/multivitamin tonic containing a combination of blood forming nutrients such as iron, zinc, folic acid and B-complex vitamins, including honey and malt.

Osteocare Liquid and Osteocare Chewable– calcium/combination supplement including vitamin D, magnesium and zinc, essential nutrients to maintain the health of strong bones and teeth.

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Is there a particular time of the day when it is best to take multivitamin supplements?

Scientific opinion varies, but it is often thought the evening is an ideal time, because this is when the body’s mineral levels fluctuate most. However, it is important to ensure the supplements are taken with your largest meal of the day to maximise nutrient absorption, whether this is your lunch or evening meal.

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Is it normal for my urine to change colour after taking your products, ie. bright green/yellow?

All multivitamin products may sometimes cause brightly coloured urine but this is perfectly harmless, and often due to the actual colour of some of the nutrients e.g. vitamin B2. However, if discolouration occurs every time water is passed, and also when the product is stopped for a couple of days, it may be worth seeking medical advice to ensure there is no other underlying cause.

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Can I take your capsule products with breakfast?

We recommend that all our multivitamin and mineral supplements be taken with your largest meal of the day, on a full stomach, to ensure maximum absorption. This can also help prevent cases of mild nausea, which can be experienced by some people if the supplements are taken on an empty stomach or with a light meal. Breakfast is often considered a ‘light meal’ e.g. a bowl of cereals, or just a couple of slices of toast, or a yoghurt etc., so is usually considered not substantial enough.

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Is it necessary to take the capsules and tablets with a full glass of water?

Swallow tablets or capsules with a water or a cold drink.

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