New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

rfc
Regular Member


Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 24
   Posted 1/9/2009 6:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone have any experience with a multi-vitamin called Forvia. It's supposively for people with IBD.
 
Thanks,
Robin
rfc
 
Prevacid 1 /day
asacol 2-3/day
VSL#3  1/day


Red_34
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 1/9/2009 7:37 AM (GMT -6)   
Yep and I absolutly LOVE it! I have always taken multi-vitamins so when I switched to Forvia about 2-3 years ago, I felt a huge difference. I felt overall better.
 @--->--SHERRY--<---@
Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Bentyl, Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Year-round allergies-Singulair, Zyrtec~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections~bulging and herniated discs C5/C6 & C6/C7~3 epidural injections-worked great!, OA in my fingers 
To help Healingwell - click here: DONATE
 
 
 
 

 
 


rfc
Regular Member


Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 24
   Posted 1/9/2009 8:48 AM (GMT -6)   

Sherry,

Where are these vitamins purchased? Walmart, grocery store? What price range are they?


rfc
 
Prevacid 1 /day
asacol 2-3/day
VSL#3  1/day


Red_34
Forum Moderator


Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 1/9/2009 9:01 AM (GMT -6)   
You can get them only online at www.forvia.com
 @--->--SHERRY--<---@
Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Bentyl, Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Year-round allergies-Singulair, Zyrtec~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections~bulging and herniated discs C5/C6 & C6/C7~3 epidural injections-worked great!, OA in my fingers 
To help Healingwell - click here: DONATE
 
 
 
 

 
 


Happychic
Regular Member


Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 44
   Posted 1/9/2009 9:05 AM (GMT -6)   
I am interested. How are they different from regular multivitamins? My GI has me on Centrum Silver (eventhough I'm 37)

dakotagirl
Veteran Member


Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 3402
   Posted 1/9/2009 9:22 AM (GMT -6)   
Forvia is specially formulated for IBD patients. It is supposed to be easier on the guts than other formulations.

Other multivitamins always made me nauseated. This one doesn't.

If you have another one that works for you, keep using it. I never believed in a daily vitamin until I got sick. Now I know my body can use all the help it can get.
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Osteopenia (hip and spine) diagnosed Feb 2006
Status:  Mild Flare
Asacol 12 per day,  Azathioprine 100mg, Aciphex, Forvia, and a probiotic
Remicade: 1st infusion 06/17/08:  Next infusion: 12/02/08
Last Prednisone dose:  7/15/08
 
Co-Moderator UC forum:  Keep HealingWell running smoothly:  www.healingwell.com/donate


Old Hat
Veteran Member


Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 5181
   Posted 1/9/2009 10:07 AM (GMT -6)   
Centrum Silver does not contain iron. It's basically for people over 50-- who generally have lower iron replacement needs, especially postmenopausal women. Forvia is designed to supplement the vitamins/minerals that IBDers are most likely to be deficient in. / Old Hat (nearly 30 yrs with left-sided UC ... [etc.])

Happychic
Regular Member


Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 44
   Posted 1/9/2009 1:20 PM (GMT -6)   
I feel stupid to say it, but I did not know that Centrum Silver has no iron! My GI put my on in right after I was diagnosed. I was borderline anemic at one time and did take iron, but after a few months I was OK and he didn't mention my iron levels again. I feel great, but I will definately check in with my GI again! Thanks for the heads up!!!
Angela - 38 yr old female
Diagnosed 2005
Currently taking Lialda(2 each am), multivitamin,and Biotin
In remission since June '08

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Sunday, June 17, 2018 10:26 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,972,680 posts in 326,005 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 160834 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Christina1984.
367 Guest(s), 6 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
LifeCointosses, Magaboo, Coral, hanginin, Mochamom, Scotgirl