A 26-year-old female asked:
I have the cvs brand prenatal vitamins, the pharmacist said take half the pill, its 800mcg folic acid. what to do ? i'm 5wks 6days pregnant
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Pharmacist is wrong: Take the whole pill. The pills are designed to give the proper dosing and reducing the dose reduces the effectiveness.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
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Last updated Feb 26, 2014
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