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folic acid adverse effects

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nausea: Usual side effects are nausea and sometimes vomiting.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerry Friesen
30 years experience Preventive Medicine
Folic acid health: Folic acid is naturally found in green leafy vegetables "foliage." in women Folic Acid helps prevent neural tube defects and in everyone is responsibl ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Really none: It is a soluble b vitamin and does not accumulate.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Cramp diarrhea: High doses of Folic Acid might cause abdominal cramps, diarrhea, rash, sleep disorders, irritabilit, confusion, nausea, stomach upset, behavior change ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Too much folic acid: Imo, doses above 1 mg daily are a waste of money. Higher doses simply get excreted in the urine. Many rheumatologists do not routinely prescribe Folic ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rarely harmful: The incidence of Folic Acid overdose symptoms occurs rarely and is not harmful. Consumption of more than 1000 mcg of folic acid, over a long period of ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Safety: More and more reports suggest that chronic use of ppi's are not safe. H2 blockers like zantac and pepcid are probably safer. Pepcid is probably the mo ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
42 years experience Periodontics
Very important: Frankly there is not enough space here to tell you how important Folic Acid might be to you and your baby. Please see the link below for more inform ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need more not less!: If you have a problem with two MTHFR genes, you actually need folic acid supplementation. Foods high in folate will help you not hurt you. I usually ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe.: Iron supplements frequently cause constipation. It is usually mild but can occasionally be severe. It is common practice to provide mild stool soften ... Read More
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