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A 25-year-old female asked:

goodday!...i'm 5 months pregnant, and so far i'v been taking folic acid (5mg), and ferrous sulphate compound (170mg)..so i wanted to ask if there are any medications i should be taking along with the 2 that im currently taking.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
If any other issues: A woman can ask her Ob-Gyn doctor if there are any other issues needing treatment. Iron helps improve a woman's anemia (increases her blood count) if she is anemic before, during, or after pregnancy. Folic acid helps prevent some birth defects. Neither the iron or folic acid help her become pregnant. Preventive medications may be needed if a woman has HIV or genital herpes.

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