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Is It Safe For A Pregnant Woman To Take Folic Acid Tums At The Same Time
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
I want to be pregnant, is it safe to take multivitamins with 400mcg folic acid prescribed for pregnant women even if I'm not? What do u suggest to take?
I am 5 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take 400mg of folic acid ontop of a prenatal pill & a DHA supplement? At different times of the day?
Safe: Perfectly safe. Doesn't matter if you take them together or separately. ...Read more
What brand of prenatal vitamins would you suggest for a pregnant woman to take that has, iron, folic acid, dha, vit d, etc? .thanks
Many brands ok: Prenatal vitamins contain more folic acid and iron than do standard adult multivitamins. These two are especially needed for healthy fetal development. Other important nutrients are calcium, vitamin D, vitamin C, zinc, copper, & vitamin B-6. Prenatal vitamins are a complement to a healthy diet. The brand is up to you, your doctor and/or pharmacist. DHA is not recommended. ...Read more
Dr. Is it ok for a woman who is trying to get pregnant take vitamin e, folic acid and multi vitamin every day?
Can I take a regular woman's vitamin like vita-vim for women and a folic acid supplement of 1000mcg while pregnant instead of a prenatal vitamin?
Prenatal vitamins: Its probably ok to do this, but if the issue is the vitamin is too big, ask for a chewable. If it makes you nauseated ask for one that has something in it to help with the nausea or take it at night. In addition talk to your OB about your need of an essential fatty acid called dha, which is good for fetal brain and eye development. ...Read more
My wife is 12 weeka pregnant and she's taking folic acid pills, question is when is it safe for her to stop taking them?
Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?
Talk tour OB: First Trimeterr is critical in organ formation. Therefore do not take anything without consulting your OB. ...Read more
I'm 5 weeks pregnant. It is safe for the baby me taking 800 mcg folic acid daily? I'm already taking 400 mcg but would like to increase
TooMuchFolicAcid??: How much folic acid do you get from your diet? If you are getting regular dark leafy greens and legumes then supplementing with the 400 mcg is recommended during pregnancy.If your diet is not that healthy then the 800 mcg is probably okay but I would recommend talking it over with your OB first. Http://healthybabycode. Com/5-myths-about-pregnancy-nutrition-5-folic-acid-supplements-are-safe ...Read more
My brogestrone at mid cycle was 7.38 ng my ob prescribed me Clomid (clomiphene) +folic acid will I ever be pregnant? How much time will it take!
Iam 28 weeks pregnant Should I take zinc 15mg a day And iron as well. Is it safe if I take zinc and iron together. Also iam taking folic acid, D, C?
I am 6 wks pregnant. My Dr suggested folic acid and susten. Is it safe to take susten as no blood or urine test was taken for testing progesteron lvl?
Yes: Folic acid is important to decrease the risk of birth defects and susten which is progesterone and can be used orally, vaginally, or rectally is used to decrease the risk of miscarriage int hose who are threatening to miscarry or have had several miscarriages. The risk is very low and a dose of 200-300 mg./day is sometimes used without blood levels. Good luck. Your concern says you will be a good mom ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the amount of Folic acid needed per day during pregnancy? Is this amount the same for all women or it depends on some conditions?
Is amoxapen safe at pregnancy? If I am taking iron and folic acid is ok to take amoxapen I am 6 months pregnant
No human data.: If you are referring to the anti-depressant "amoxapine", then there is no human data. However, experimental animal studies did not show an increase in congenital anomalies. We always weigh risks and benefits when prescribing medications. For instance, if you become so depressed that you cannot take care of yourself during pregnancy, then the benefit of the medication definitely outweigh the risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is icy hot cream safe to use on the back while pregnant? Is Deplin safe to take along with a prenatal vitamin containing folic acid?
Comments: External ointments will not get absorbed into circulation unless applied over broken or cracked skin. Deplin contains high dose biologically active folic acid, and works by interacting with receptors in brain, but non-active folate can counteract the benefits by flooding and blocking the cellular receptors. Yes safe but could blunt the intended Deplin effect. Can benefit with doc discussion. ...Read more
Yes: It is safe, and generally recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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