Oncovite (Oral)


Questions

Oncovite Boost


I was wondering if Oncovite is safe to take to help the immune sys, only 1 tab a day, my husband takes it for bladder cancer. I was wondering if it would be safe to use if you had any other type of cancer just as a boost to the immune sys. Thank You
by Lucy in Homosassa Fl, 08/13/2007

Correct Previous Question


I stated my Levoxyl incorrectly.  I take 100 mcg...not 100 mg Levoxyl daily.
by Judy Hash, 09/07/2006

Oncovite & thyroid medication


I have bladder cancer.  I also take a 100 mg Levoxyl every day for low thyroid.  Is is OK to take Oncovite since I have an underactive thyroid and take Levoxyl?  I do not take Oncovite at this time, but will ask my Dr. about it next wee...
by Judy Hash in Visalia, CA USA, 09/07/2006

Should I take oncotive now?


I am 69 years old. I was diagnosed with grade 111 T1 superficial bladder carcinoma in February. I went thru resection at my local hospital February 23 and additional procedure at MD Anderson Cancer Center March 22 in Houston Texas as part of second op...
by James in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, 05/30/2006

Oncovite (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Oncovite (Oral)

Oncovite (Oral) Medication Classification

MULTIVITAMINS WITH MINERALS (By mouth)

Oncovite (Oral) Brandname

Vitaplex Plus, Vitacon Forte, Glutofac-ZX, Centrum, Centrum Silver, Ocuvite, Ocuvite PreserVision, Caltrate Plus, Sonex T, Stress 28, Strovite Plus, Super Multiple 33 w/Minerals, Therapeutic-M, Therems M, Therems H

Oncovite (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Multivitamins with minerals are given to people who need more vitamins and minerals in their diet.

When To Not Use Oncovite (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to a vitamin, multivitamin, or any mineral (such as fluoride, calcium, iron, zinc, and others).

How Should You Use Oncovite (Oral)

Tablet, Chewable Tablet, Liquid, Long Acting Tablet, Liquid Filled Capsule, Spray, Capsule

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • If you are using this medicine without a prescription, follow the instructions on the medicine label.
  • Swallow the capsule or tablet whole, unless the directions say you can break, crush, or chew the vitamin. Some tablets have a special coating and should not be chewed. Chewable tablets should be chewed thoroughly before swallowing.
  • Measure the oral liquid vitamins with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, medicine dropper, or medicine cup. You may mix the liquid with food.
  • For spray vitamins: Spray the liquid directly into your mouth, on the inside of your cheek. Wait 30 seconds before swallowing.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If a dose is missed, you can take it when you remember.
  • It is generally not harmful if you miss a dose of a multivitamin.

Proper Oncovite (Oral) Storage

Store Oncovite (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Oncovite (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Oncovite (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Oncovite (Oral) Warnings

  • This medicine might contain phenylalanine (aspartame). This is only a concern if you have a disorder called phenylketonuria (a problem with amino acids). Talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • You should not use more of this medicine than your doctor has ordered or more than the label on the bottle recommends. Certain vitamins can build up in the body and may cause harm.
  • If you are pregnant or breast feeding, check with your doctor. It is very important during this time to take the right vitamins in the right amounts.
  • Vitamin supplements can sometimes make the stool darker and the urine dark yellow. This is normal.

Oncovite (Oral) Side Effects

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

  • Tiredness
  • Loss of appetite, indigestion, or nausea
  • Staining of teeth
  • Constipation or diarrhea