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Is ok if I am taking a prenatal vitamins that has 800mcg of folic acid, and take another folic acid vitamin thar has 400mcg???

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Its fine

Up to about 1000mcg or 1 mg is perfectly fine and this is just 1200 mcg.
However, in the 400mcg pill you said folic acid vitamin. I am assuming you mean just a folic acid supplement and not a multivitamin. You can get too much of things like vitamin A, so just be aware of that.

In brief: Its fine

Up to about 1000mcg or 1 mg is perfectly fine and this is just 1200 mcg.
However, in the 400mcg pill you said folic acid vitamin. I am assuming you mean just a folic acid supplement and not a multivitamin. You can get too much of things like vitamin A, so just be aware of that.
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