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Dr. Tonya Fordham
21 years experience Family Medicine
No: The test should be accurate while taking this medicine. I hope you are well.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: It would be prudent to talk to the doctor who prescribed these medications as she/he knows more about your health. Wish you good health!
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Cucalon
Specializes in Anesthesiology
B complex: The 8 vitamins of the B complex are absorbed in the stomach and require acid to do so.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Nutritional : If you are vegan, then this is to be expected and you should be taking supplements. You may have malabsorption and may need to consult a GI specialist ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. RADHA SYED
51 years experience Gynecology
Folate /folic acid: Yes the two words are used interchangeably.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: The normal range is 4-20 depending on the lab. That being said even four is at the low range. Try to be at least 50% or higher since Folic Acid is he ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Her are they: Breakfast cereals fortified with 100% of the dv, ¾ cup 400 beef liver, cooked, braised, 3 ounces 215 lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, ½ cup ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience General Practice
Synthetic v natural: Folate (folic acid) is the naturally occurring form of the b vitamin. Folic acid is the synthetic form. Synthetic Folic Acid is mostly absorbed, fol ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Taking too much: Too much folate (folic acid) is generally not a problem, but you might cut back on the vitamin supplementation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Folates (folic acid) occur naturally in foods and are biologically active. Folic acid is the oxidized form of folate (folic acid). It is made synthet ... Read More

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