Optivite P.M.T. (Oral)


blood test shows low levels of iron...

My blood test shows low levels of iron: 36. L. The Dr. prescribed 325 mg tablets of Ferrous Sulfate tablets/one daily. Can I take Optivite P.M.T. or should I choose another type of multiple vitamin and mineral?  I will appreciate your response an...
by Angelica in Los Angeles, Ca., 08/29/2008

Taking Optivite P.M.T while pregnant

My pharmacist mistakenly dispensed Optivite instead of the pre-natal vitamin prescribed by my doctor. I have received and taken two months of Optivite and am pregnant. Are there any side effects or benefit to my have taking this medication? I took one...
by Anne Tyree in Sarasota, Florida, 08/31/2006

gaining weight

 I was wondering if it was possible to gain weight while taking optivite?
by Diane in indiana, 05/16/2008


Hello I would like to know if this product will be benifical for me as I am 53 years old and am in menapause, I have read a few articles on this product and a few of the systoms sounded like mine, ringing in the ears at night time when I am laying dow...
by Jackie in Harrison, NY, 06/28/2007

amount to take?

According to the directions, it states that it is okay to take 6 pills a day. Is it okay to take 4-6 pills a day for an extended period of time? (i.e. 6mos. to one year)?
by Susie in Sarasota, FL, 10/09/2006

Optivite P.M.T. (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Optivite P.M.T. (Oral)

Optivite P.M.T. (Oral) Medication Classification


Optivite P.M.T. (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

Optivite P.M.T. (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 Optivite P.M.T. (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 Optivite P.M.T. (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 Optivite P.M.T. (Oral) Storage

Store Optivite P.M.T. (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Optivite P.M.T. (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Optivite P.M.T. (Oral)

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

Optivite P.M.T. (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.

Optivite P.M.T. (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