Your health needs are complex, and it’s important to feel confident in all your decisions. That’s why we’ve put together these helpful FAQs so you have the information you need to take the next step — whatever that may be.
Vitafol® is available by prescription only, and can only be obtained at a pharmacy (online/retail) by prescription.
Yes, there is currently a discount/coupon/copay card for Vitafol®. Please visit vitafol.com to download a universal coupon for all Vitafol® prenatal vitamins. You should present the coupon/copay card at the pharmacy. In order to redeem this card you must have a valid prescription for Vitafol®. The patient is responsible for the first $25 of their co-pay and cash-paying patients should pay approximately $65*. Card is good for refills. If out-of-pocket cost on the 90-day fill is above $60, ask your pharmacist to process a 30-day fill instead. Cardholders with questions, please call 1-855-881-3090.
Patients with Medicare, Medicaid, a state pharmaceutical assistance program, or any other federal or state health care program cannot use the card due to federal legislation.
Reported adverse events of Vitafol® prenatal vitamins include skin ailments, gastrointestinal complaints, glucose abnormalities, and visual problems.
Folate is a general term for a group of water soluble B-vitamins, also known as Vitamin B9. Vitafol® Ultra and Vitafol Fe+® contains two sources of folate – folic acid and L-methylfolate calcium. Folic acid is a synthetic compound used in dietary supplements and food fortification. L-methylfolate calcium is a biologically active form of folate naturally found in food.
Vitafol® Ultra contains 16 essential vitamins and nutrients. It contains folate as folic acid and Metafolin® (L-methylfolate). For a full list of active and inactive ingredients please view the Vitafol® Ultra Supplemental Facts.
The gelatin is from a bovine source (from cow bone and skin).
Yes, Vitafol® Ultra does not contain gluten or any ingredients derived from gluten containing grains.*
No, Vitafol® Ultra does not contain any ingredients derived from pork.
Yes, Vitafol® Ultra contains soybean oil (highly refined).
No, Vitafol® Ultra does not contain peanuts or any ingredients derived from peanuts.*
Yes, the Vitamin C, Sorbitol, and Riboflavin in Vitafol® Ultra are derived from corn.
No, Vitafol® Ultra does not contain lactose, or any ingredients derived from milk.*
The B12 in Vitafol® Ultra is cyanocobalamin, one of the synthetic forms of B12.
Vitafol Fe+® contains 16 essential vitamins and nutrients. It is powered with extra iron (90 mg) for those who may need it during pregnancy. For a full list of active and inactive ingredients please view the Vitafol Fe+® Supplemental Facts.
Yes, the vitamin C, citric acid, sorbitol, and riboflavin in this product are derived from corn.
No, Vitafol Fe+® does not contain gluten, or any ingredients derived from the gluten containing grains.*
Vitafol® Gummies contains 12 essential vitamins and nutrients in flavorful chewable berry flavored gummies. For a full list of active and inactive ingredients please view the Vitafol® Gummies Supplemental Facts.
The gelatin is from a bovine source (cow bone and skin).
No, Vitafol® Gummies does not contain gluten, or any ingredients derived from gluten containing grains.*
Yes, Vitafol® Gummies contains ingredients derived from soy.
No, Vitafol® Gummies does not contain peanuts or any ingredients derived from peanuts.*
Yes, the ascorbic acid in Vitafol® Gummies is derived from corn.
No, Vitafol® Gummies does not contain lactose, or any ingredients derived from milk.*
No, Vitafol® Gummies does not contain tree nuts or any ingredients derived from tree nuts.*
No, Vitafol® Gummies does not contain coconuts or any ingredients derived from coconut.
The berry flavoring in Vitafol® Gummies is derived from strawberry.
The folic acid in Vitafol® Gummies is synthetic.
Dr. Darya Blednova, M.D. is a board-certified internal medicine physician. Dr. Darya grew up in Krasnoyarsk, Russia; she graduated from medical school at Krasnoyarsk State Medical University and completed her internal medicine residency at Nassau University Medical Center. She is a first-generation immigrant and understands the struggles that others face when moving to the other side of the world. She uses real-life examples to make it easy for her patients to understand the root causes of their problems, which encourages them to stick with their new, healthy behaviors. Dr. Darya is greatly interested in optimizing women’s somatic and reproductive health during their reproductive cycles.
Josh Emdur D.O. is a board-certified family medicine physician and Chief Medical Officer at SteadyMD with a passion for providing personal, high-value medical care that embraces the use of technology. His friends and family have texted him their medical questions on a daily basis for years (despite having their own respective doctors). It is this concept that launched the idea to start a virtual primary care practice. With the ubiquity of smartphones, fitness trackers, and connected health devices he can gather important data to help coach his patients to live healthy lives.
Dr. Amanda Sadler was born in Enid, Oklahoma and fell in love with sports and medicine at a young age. She swam at Texas Christian University and then returned to Oklahoma for medical school. While in medical school, she found the sport of triathlon and had immediate success. She raced as a professional athlete on the ITU and Ironman World Circuit for 15 years. Throughout her journey as a professional athlete, she discovered functional medicine. Now she gets to combine all that she loves (functional, sports, and performance medicine) into her job. Her approach to helping patients optimize their health and performance is through root cause analysis and encouraging a healthy balanced lifestyle.
Dr. Lynn Buchanan is a family medicine physician who has years of experience in conventional and integrative medicine. She was born and raised in the inner city of Paterson, NJ. After growing up poor and quitting high school, Dr. Buchanan worked in a hospital as a pharmacy tech. There, the oncologist pushed her to attend college. She went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from William Paterson University. Then, she attended the UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine and Nova Southeastern COM. Dr. Buchanan believes in aligning her medical approach with the needs and preferences of the patient. She takes cultural and individual needs into consideration, taking time with each individual patient to determine the best treatment method.
Dr. Leah Roberts is a board-certified physician who specializes in Emergency Medicine. Prior to medical school, she practiced as a personal trainer and nutritionist. Dr. Roberts completed her Emergency Medicine residency at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, NJ. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and M.S. Nutrition at Columbia University. Additionally, Dr. Roberts proudly serves as a Commissioned Officer in the US Army Reserves. She has an interest in preventative medicine and helping patients find a balanced, healthy lifestyle.
3 easy steps is all it takes to get your Vitafol® prenatal vitamins.
Tell us about yourself
Let us get to know you better by filling out a questionnaire about your medical history and pregnancy details, and then book your video or chat appointment with a doctor or go with secure messaging instead*.
*Each consultation chat is $0.
Connect with our doctors
At your virtual appointment, you can ask the doctor any questions you may have and discuss which Vitafol® prenatal vitamin may best serve your needs.
Get your prescription your way
You can request your Vitafol® prescription to be filled at the pharmacy of your choice — whether it’s your local pharmacy or an online option.
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Tell us about yourself
Fill out a health questionnaire to tell us more about yourself, and book a virtual appointment to speak with a doctor over video or live chat*.
*Each video or chat consultation is $0.
Connect with our doctors
At your virtual appointment, you can connect with a doctor to learn more about your oral contraceptive options and whether Slynd® is the right fit for you.
You may even be eligible for a free sample!
Get your prescription your way
Select a local or online pharmacy to fill your prescription, all from the comfort of your own home. Getting birth control has never been easier.
You will be able to schedule a live virtual appointment with a doctor for $0—and receive a prescription—without leaving your home!
You will be able to schedule a live virtual appointment with a doctor for only $0—and receive a prescription—without leaving your home!