Enfamil® Expecta®Prenatal Dietary Supplement

For Pregnant and Nursing Moms

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 19:00

Description/Indication:

Enfamil Expecta Prenatal Dietary Supplement is a complete multivitamin/mineral and DHA dietary supplement tailored to help meet the nutritional needs of pregnant and breastfeeding women. The patient should consult her doctor before taking any supplement. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid that is an important structural element of the brain and retina*,†. DHA is a component important for baby’s brain and eye development*,†.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

† The effects of DHA on infant brain and eye development have been studied using a range of methods and different sources of DHA including fish oils and DHA derived from algae (which is the source used in Expecta). The chemical structure of DHA is the same, regardless of which of these sources is used. For more information, consult your physician.

Product Features:

  • A complete prenatal multivitamin/mineral and DHA supplement
  • Choline:
    • Helps support baby’s brain development*
    • Helps meet the increased requirement for choline during pregnancy and lactation
    • Choline is a nutrient most prenatal supplements lack
  • DHA:
    • 200 mg DHA/softgel
    • Expert recommended DHA to help support brain and eye development*,†
    • Non-fish source of DHA, mercury-free with an added hint of lemon for digestive comfort
  • Vitamin D:
    • 50% higher level of vitamin D (600 IU) vs. the leading brand (400 IU)
  • Folic acid:
    • Provides 100% recommended daily value for folic acid
    • Helps support brain development and central nervous system development*
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

† The effects of DHA on infant brain and eye development have been studied using a range of methods and different sources of DHA including fish oils and DHA derived from algae (which is the source used in Expecta). The chemical structure of DHA is the same, regardless of which of these sources is used. For more information, consult your physician.

  • SupplementFacts-Softgel
    • Serving Size 1 softgel

      Amount Per Serving

      % DV

      Calories

      5

      Total fat, g

      0.5

      1%*

      DHA, mg

      200

      DHA

      * Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

      † Daily value not established.

  • Supplement Facts-Multivitamin and Mineral Tablet
    • Serving Size 1 tablet

      Amount Per Serving

      % DV*

      Vitamin A (50% as beta-carotene, 50% vitamin A acetate), IU

      4000

      50%

      Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid), mg

      60

      100%

      Vitamin D (as D3 cholecalciferol), IU

      600

      150%

      Vitamin E (as vitamin E acetate), IU

      30

      100%

      Thiamin (as thiamin mononitrate), mg

      1.7

      100%

      Riboflavin, mg

      2

      100%

      Niacin (as niacinamide), mg

      20

      100%

      Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride), mg

      2.5

      100%

      Folic acid, mcg

      800

      100%

      Vitamin B12, mcg

      8

      100%

      Biotin, mcg

      300

      100%

      Pantothenic acid (as calcium pantothenate), mg

      10

      100%

      Calcium (as calcium carbonate), mg

      300

      23%

      Iron (as ferrous fumarate), mg

      28

      156%

      Iodine (as potassium iodide), mcg

      150

      100%

      Magnesium (as magnesium oxide), mg

      50

      11%

      Zinc (as zinc oxide), mg

      15

      100%

      Copper (as cupric sulfate), mg

      2

      100%

      Choline (as choline bitartrate), mg

      55

      * Percent daily value for pregnant/lactating women.

      † Daily value not established.

  • Product Forms

      Enfamil® Expecta® Prenatal Dietary Supplement is available in a carton pack with 30 DHA softgel and 30 multivitamin and mineral tablets.

      When using this information, please note the following:

      Coding systems and reimbursement allowable rates vary by payer:

      • Medicare Part B uses HCPCS (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System) to group products
      • Medicaid systems vary by state; some use HCPCS while others use NDC format code or systems of their own—contact your state provider for more information
      • Private health insurance and managed care companies may use HCPCS, NDC format code or their own system—contact your provider for more information

    • Product: Enfamil® Expecta®
      Item #: 3006E7
      Description: Tablet and Softgel
      Unit Size: Combo pack
      Calories/Unit: N/A
      Product Yield/Unit (fl oz): N/A
      Case: 12 combo packs
      HCPCS Code: N/A
      NDC Format Code: 00087-5105-85
  • Composition
    • Ingredients: As noted in supplement facts.

      Other Ingredients: Softgel: Gelatin, glycerin, high oleic sunflower oil, water, lemon oil, soy lecithin, rosemary extract, colors (carmine and turmeric), ascorbyl palmitate (antioxidant), and mixed natural tocopherols (antioxidant).

      Other Ingredients: Multivitamin and Mineral Tablet: Microcrystalline cellulose, partially hydrolyzed polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, polyethylene glycol, magnesium stearate, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, croscarmellose sodium, fish gelatin (vitamin E emulsifier derived from cod, pollack, haddock, hake, cusk, redfish, sole & flounder), mono & diglycerides, talc, beef gelatin, ethyl cellulose, yellow 6 lake, antioxidants (sodium ascorbate, dL-alpha-tocopherol, citric acid), BHT (a preservative). May contain shrimp.

  • Preparation of Feedings
    • Take one softgel and one tablet daily with a meal. Swallow whole with water. For adults only. Consult a doctor before taking any supplement. WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. KEEP THIS PRODUCT OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.