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Are folic acid and vitamin b the same thing?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Folic acid

Folic acid is also known as folacin (bc) & b9.

In brief: Folic acid

Folic acid is also known as folacin (bc) & b9.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Folic acid is a vitamin supplement and there are several b vitamins b-1, b-6, b-12 to name some of the more common.
Typically Folic Acid and b-12 along with iron (ferrous sulfate) are used to treat anemia.

In brief: No

Folic acid is a vitamin supplement and there are several b vitamins b-1, b-6, b-12 to name some of the more common.
Typically Folic Acid and b-12 along with iron (ferrous sulfate) are used to treat anemia.
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Vitamin B9

No, Folic Acid is one of the b vitamins.
Vitamin b 9 or Folic Acid helps to prevent neural tube defects during pregnancy and studies have shown it to be protective regarding lung cancer, stroke and cervical and colon cancer in women.

In brief: Vitamin B9

No, Folic Acid is one of the b vitamins.
Vitamin b 9 or Folic Acid helps to prevent neural tube defects during pregnancy and studies have shown it to be protective regarding lung cancer, stroke and cervical and colon cancer in women.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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