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Folic Acid (Definition)

Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. ...Read more


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Can you take biotin and folic acid with 25mg of anti-depressants?

Can you take biotin and folic acid with 25mg of anti-depressants?

Yes: You are wise to ask questions to understand your condition and treatments. Biotin and folic acid are B-vitamins. There is some mixed evidence that taking folic acid with antidepressants may make the antidepressant work better and people with depression often have lower levels of folic acid. Work with your prescriber to achieve improved health. Best regards! ...Read more

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I do take biotin and folic acid daily but still my hair dont grow and tend to fall?

I do take biotin and folic acid daily but still my hair dont grow and tend to fall?

There are many: possible reasons for hair loss. Would recommend dermatological evaluation to see if the reason can be determined and corrected. Take care. ...Read more

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Can i take biotin 5000mcg with folic acid?

Yes but: That is a massive dose of biotin. Recommended doses are around 30 mcg. ...Read more

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I just wanted to know if it was alright to be taking my Hair and nails vitamins, Biotin, Folic acid and a daily womens vitamin?

I just wanted to know if it was alright to be taking my Hair and nails vitamins, Biotin, Folic acid and a daily womens vitamin?

OK B-Co/Women's vits: 18 year old female wants to know, If it was alright to be taking my Hair and nails vitamins, Biotin, Folic Acid and a daily women's vitamin? OK Hair and nails vitamins, Biotin/ Folic Acid belong to the water soluble B-Complex vitamin group, and are not usually stored in the body, hence the brilliant gold-yellow urine. Women's vitamin contain B-Co + other vitamins: A,C, D, E minerals/ supplements ...Read more

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Folvite (Definition)

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Folate (Definition)

Folate is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more