Flinstones vitamins ok?

Posted on: Tue, 11/16/1999 - 7:00am
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Has anyone had trouble with Flinstones vitamins? My son has multiple food allergies. The label looks okay but the manufacturer was not very helpful. Thanks.

Posted on: Tue, 11/16/1999 - 1:31pm
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My kids have been taking Flintstones vitamins without a problem. Sesame Street vitamins are also okay. I called McNeil (the company that makes them) and they were very helpful.

Posted on: Wed, 11/17/1999 - 10:21pm
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My son also has multiple food allergies, and has had no adverse reactions to Flintstones vitamins.

Posted on: Sat, 11/20/1999 - 4:52am
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Hi,
My daughter has allergy to only peanuts/nuts, but has been taking the Flintstones vitamines since she was 2 with out any problems. There is another vitamin out there called "Popeye" vitamins that list several ingredients that they stay away from. I believe they have a website at:[url]http://www.popeyevitamins.com[/url] to check for more info.
Linda-Jo

Posted on: Thu, 01/31/2002 - 4:39am
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Unfortunatley, I think this company, Wagner Products, has gone out of business. Their phone number has been disconnected and their web address doesn't go anywhere.

Posted on: Mon, 02/04/2002 - 11:21pm
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My 4 yr old son has PA/TNA and has been taking Flinstones vitamins for a while.
Have you contacted them recently? What is their phone # or web address so that I may contact them to double check?

Posted on: Mon, 02/04/2002 - 11:25pm
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I didn't contact them. I was actually going to go with the Abbott brand of Vy-Daylin but then the pediatrician said he doesn't think my son needs them since he eats a pretty good diet anyway.

Posted on: Wed, 02/06/2002 - 12:04am
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Flintstone vitamins are okay, but my sister had a store brand that said "compare to Flintstones" and they contained peanut oil. So I would say stick with the name brand.

Posted on: Mon, 12/09/2002 - 6:29am
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I just called the company about Flintstones Complete vitamins and the woman said they would not recommend it for my son since their may be a chance of cross-contamination due to use of outside vendors. They do not add pn/tn or sesame, but cannot be sure that the outside people they use are being completely safe.

Posted on: Mon, 12/09/2002 - 7:40am
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A while ago, I did some research on vitamines in Canada, and Bayer Canada told me they didn't recommend we use their Flintstones/Bugs, Pokeman, etc.(I forget the other shapes made/manufactured by Bayer, because they couldn't verify the "vegtable oil" or their "flavourings" used by outside suppliers.
Centrum JR were out because of their clear labelling of peanut oil (which I appreciated because then I didn't have to bother calling them).
Shoppers Drug Mart "Life - Just for Kids" was checked into and determined to be o.k. by a shoppers drug mart pharmasist and we've been using that brand ever since. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

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