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After my bloods results my doctor has put me on folic acid pills...Why? Im already on thiamine and vit b strong.

After my bloods results my doctor has put me on folic acid pills...Why? Im already on thiamine and vit b strong.

Anemic? Pregnant?: There are a few reasons to start someone on folate (folic acid). First is if they are deficient. This might show up as a type of anemia called macrocytic anemia. Once the anemia is discovered, a B12 and folate (folic acid) level are drawn to determine which deficiency is causing it. Another reason is if you plan to become pregnant or are pregnant as this prevents certain defects. ...Read more

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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How is a thiamine or folate (folic acid) deficiency diagnosed? are there any cases where oral supplementation are inadequate?

How is a thiamine or folate (folic acid) deficiency diagnosed? are there any cases where oral supplementation are inadequate?

Your doc can do: lab work to test for nutrient levels. A very good MicroNutrient Panel is done by Spectracell Lab in Texas. Peace and good health. Many multivitamins are weak. A nutritionist or natural doc can help guide you. ProThera is an excellent company but you need a doc to order the supplements for you there. ...Read more

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Hepc,cirohsis, doc advised folvite (folic acid).tablet, is there any liquid form of folvite (folic acid).

Hepc,cirohsis, doc advised folvite (folic acid).tablet, is there any liquid form of folvite (folic acid).

Folic acid: Hi, yes there is a liquid form of Folic acid available in the United states if you have difficulty swallowing the pill form.Although I'm not aware if the liquid from is available in Singapore or not, please talk to ur local pharmacist. ...Read more

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Hi iam trying to conceive about a one year. Using folic acid, but nothing happened. Plz give me advice about how to get pregnant soon.

Hi iam trying to conceive about a one year. Using folic acid, but nothing happened. Plz give me advice about how to get pregnant soon.

U need to see a gyn: For an infertilty evaluation because at your age 1 yr of trying with no pregnancy is the definition of infertility, it could be just one thing wrong with you or multiple issues and 35% can be from your partner , so he needs to do one semen analysis to an infertilty specialist ( not the local lab), your gyn can set this up for u. ...Read more

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Why Sysfol Active gives to pregnant lady? Are these tablets for folic acid?

Why Sysfol Active gives to pregnant lady?
Are these tablets for folic acid?

Vitamin: Yes, sysfol vitamins contain folic acid and other vitamins. Folic acid is important in decreasing the risk of neural tube defects (spinal cord defects) in pregnancy. We like for all women having unprotected sex to be on a vitamin with folic acid because it is important to reduce birth defects. ...Read more

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Good morning . my daughter is 9 month old but her weight is 4.2 kg we giving folic acid and iron syrup and also follow diet according to doctor?

Good morning . my daughter is 9 month old but her weight is 4.2 kg we giving folic acid and iron syrup and also follow diet according to doctor?

Low weight: If your daughter has a normal height then she is small for her age based on weight. It is necessary to examine her growth curve and examine her to determine the reason for her low weight. ...Read more

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Im pregnant, doctor gives me preconceive folic acid, is it ok for me to take it even if i got cysts in my breast ?

Im pregnant, doctor gives me preconceive folic acid, is it ok for me to take it even if i got cysts in my breast ?

It is safe to take: Folic acid is a safe vitamin to take for everyone. Breast cysts will not be affected by folic acid...It might even help the cysts to regress! ...Read more

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Folvite (Definition)

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