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The Effect Of Folic Acid On Coumadin
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
Cramp diarrhea: High doses of Folic Acid might cause abdominal cramps, diarrhea, rash, sleep disorders, irritabilit, confusion, nausea, stomach upset, behavior changes, skin reactions, seizures, gas, and excitability. Folic acid in 800-1200mcg might increase the risk of heart attack in people who have heart problems. Dont take more than 400mcg a day unless directed by your healthcare provider. ...Read more
Dry irritated skin: Salicylic acid is an over-the-counter acne medication. It can cause excess dryness and some scaliness of the skin, but these side effects can be lessened with an oil-free moisturizer. It can also cause irritated skin, which improves if the salicylic acid is used less frequently. Salicylic acid is less irritating than benzoyl peroxide but is likely less effective than benzoyl peroxide against acne. ...Read more
Lots!: You can get belly pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, painful urination, bloody urine, headache, flushing, lightheadedness, kidney stones, or even an allergic reaction (hives, facial swelling, etc.). Also Ascorbic Acid (vitamin c) can interact or interfere with medications. ...Read more
Folic acid health: Folic acid is naturally found in green leafy vegetables "foliage." in women Folic Acid helps prevent neural tube defects and in everyone is responsible for blood cell health and the production of the chemicals the brain needs to stay healthy. The "trimonoamines" dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine all require Folic Acid to be produced. Even dna requires Folic Acid to help turn genes on and off. ...Read more
If methotrexate were taken along with folic acid does it have the same side effect of just taking methotrexate?
Easy bleeding: Of course, the purpose of Plavix (clopidogrel) is to prevent blood clots by inhibiting the ability of platelets (tiny blood cells) to clump together. Plavix (clopidogrel) doesn't really irritate the stomach, but is dangerous because it will cause an inflamed/irritated stomach lining, caused by ulcers/gastritis, etc, with many blood vessels close to the surface, to bleed. Plavix (clopidogrel) should not be taken in these conditions. ...Read more
My mum is taking losec10mg. The side effects of it is it can interfere w/ calcium absorption.Does centrum advance can balance the effect of losec10 mg
If methotrexate works be decreasing folic acid which inhibits cell growth, isn't adding high doses of folic acid defeating the purpose?
I was wondering what are the benefits of taking folic acid during pregnancy..Are folic acid and iron supplement same or different?
Basically non-toxic: Folic acid is a very safe supplement even at quite high doses. Here are links to reliable research publications on the topic: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/2667316 http://www.Thelancet.Com/journals/lancet/article/piis0140-6736%2870%2991845-3/abstract doses of 1000mcg daily are not toxic. ...Read more
My last period was at 3 september iam pregnant how many weeks
is taking Coumadin (warfarin) danger i stoped it yesterday and i take folic acid?
See you doctor: You need to see your doctor right away to determine the status of your pregnancy and also to see how your anticoagulant therapy should be managed. It depends on why you are on Coumadin (warfarin) in the first place and what your risks are during pregnancy. Many women will switch to injectable form of anticoagulant during pregnancy as these do not cross the placenta to affect the baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There is no interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
MTHFR gene: Read more on methylation here http://doccarnahan.Blogspot.Com/2013/10/whats-big-deal-about-methylation-update.Html.Get a more detailed answer ›
Im compound heterozygous mthfr, i'm warfarin and cardizem la, i'm wanting to know how much of folic acid to take, B6 and B12 a day and how many mg?
If Clomid (clomiphene) 50mg didn't work.. Will 100mg do the trick.. Along with ovacare n folic acid? Thanks in advance
Yes: If you have regular periods then increasing the dose of Clomid (clomiphene) may work. If you have irregular periods and you ovulated on 50mg - an increased dose is not needed(risks more multiple births)- and simply work with your gyn to repeat the months on Clomid (clomiphene) for about 3-4 months.After that further investigation will be effective. ...Read more
Im 3weeks n 5days pregnant...should i start taking folic acid from now? If yes, then how much mg n dose should i consume? What about 1 mg folic acid?
Nope.: All vitamin b complex substances are water-soluble, which means that excess ingested amounts are expelled in the urine, thus avoiding any hypervitaminosis risks. Only the elderly can have subacute spinal degeneration from inadequate vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) while taking excessive folic acid. ...Read more
Generally NO but...: Folic acid as a water-soluble vitamin has no known toxicity. However, there is evidence that very high doses may interfere with the action of some seizure medicines and thus may provoke seizures in those taking certain anticonvulants. Otherwise there are no known hazards from high Folic Acid intake. See http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/folate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Her are they: Breakfast cereals fortified with 100% of the dv, ¾ cup 400 beef liver, cooked, braised, 3 ounces 215 lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, ½ cup 179 egg noodles, cooked, enriched, ½ cup 110 spinach, frozen, cooked, boiled, ½ cup 115 great northern beans, boiled, ½ cup 90 asparagus, boiled, 4 spears 89 tomato juice, broccolipapaa raw, orange juice, corn sweet, yellow.Lettuce. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prevent spine defect: 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. Can help with anemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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