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2mg folic acid safe during pregnancy?

2mg folic acid safe during pregnancy?

You decide.: Rda (recommended daily allowance) for Folic Acid during pregnancy is at present 600 micrograms (mcg). However, an old U.S. Public service guideline gives a range of 400 mcg to 4, 000 mcg (4 mg). According to the old guideline 2 mg Folic Acid are safe during gestation. This information will assist your decision-making in this respect. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Which amino acid supplements are safe during pregnancy?

Which amino acid supplements are safe during pregnancy?

Any, likely: Supplements, in general, are probably safe, but there are no data to support this statement. To give you an accurate answer, you would have to ask specifically with regard to what you are taking. ...Read more

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Is an ascorbic acid serum safe to apply topically during pregnancy?

Is an ascorbic acid serum safe to apply topically during pregnancy?

Vit C: Yes, as it is water soluble. You need to be careful not to burn the skin as it is an acid. Just be aware of the dosing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use azelex (azelaic acid) during pregnancy. I've read articles that say yes and some that say no. ?

Is it safe to use azelex (azelaic acid) during pregnancy. I've read articles that say yes and some that say no.
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Azelex (azelaic acid): According to epocrates, pregnancy category b "animal studies show no risk/adverse fetal effects but controlled human 1st trimester studies not available/do not confirm; no evidence of 2nd/3rd trimester risk; fetal harm possible but unlikely". Caution advised if breast feeding due to inadequate literature availability for assessing risk. Weigh possible risks against benefits. ...Read more

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I'm 10 weeks preg. I use talcum powder with salicylic acid everyday very often. Is it safe to use during pregnancy?

I'm 10 weeks preg. I use talcum powder with salicylic acid everyday very often. Is it safe to use during pregnancy?

Talcum powder,no: Talcum powder in the vulvar area has been associated with a number of different long term issues. Aspirin is actually being used to help prevent pregnancy induced hypertension (pre eclampsia). ...Read more