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Folic Acid

FDA Approved: December 23, 1971
Pharm Company: WATSON LABS
Category: Vitamins & Supplements

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Folic Acid Overview

Folic acid or folate is a B vitamin. It is also referred to as vitamin [citation needed], vitamin M, vitamin B9,[4] vitamin Bc[5] (or folacin), pteroyl-L-glutamic acid, and pteroyl-L-glutamate .[6] The term folate is often used in the food supplement industry to denote a difference with folic acid; in chemistry the term folate refers to the ion and folic acid to the protonated ion, which both co-exist in water. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and the International Union ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folic Acid

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want to fall pregnant but have been using nur isterate as contraceptive.
How long does it take for nur isterate wear off cos i would really like to fall pregnant soon. I have been using the injection since May 2011 to Nov 2011. should i take pills instead so that my cycle can return faster or what? i desperately need advise on this regard cos i want to have a baby. ## Have you consulted your doctor? From the time you stop the injections, you should probably allow a few months for your body to return to normal, before you try to become pregnant. It will greatly help your chances of getting pregnant and of carry a healthy baby to term. ## I've been using nur isterate for 3 years then stoped using it few months ago about for 4 months then went for another injection 2 months back, now i want to fall pregnant but i've been expiriencing some sores in virgi...
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Livogen Captabs Used For What
MY PERIOD IS NOT REGULAR CONTINUE FROM 25 DAYS DOTTED. ## Did your doctor tell you to take this? Livogen is a supplement that contains iron and folic acid, so it's not really going to do much for your problem, unless it has been caused by a severe deficiency in these nutrients. ## DOCTOR HAS ADVISED ME LIVOGEN N I AM 18 WEEKS PREGNANT........IS IT GOOD TO TAKE THIS TABLET RITE NOW..??? ## why we r used livogen cabtabs ? and this tablet is used in TB ? ## Heart problem are given.........
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What Is Folic Acid Folart 5mg Capsule
hello, i started taken now folart folic acid 5mg do you thinks this is a good start by taken folic acid? my friend told me a lot woman taken this folic acid to get ready for the pregnancy is this possible also if you taken folic acid it can help to be able to get pregnant? ## It is a nutritional supplement that is vital to your overall health. It won't help you to get pregnant, but if you are pregnant and are deficient in it, it can cause some types of birth defects. So, it is beneficial to take it, if you are planning to become pregnant soon. Are there any other questions I can help with? ## hi, my wife started to use folic acid 5 mg for 5 days now. trying to get pregnant. so is it advisable for me to have intercourse with her soon or should I wait for her body to be clean? advice.
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sangobion or TriHEMIC
I am in my third trimester and I cheked my hemoglubine for the first time that was 8.9. I tooke TriHEMIC tablets that has ferrus fumarate 350mg folic acid 1mg vitC 600mg vitB12 25mcg and vitC 30iu. One day later I got awared that vitC vitB12 and vitE of the above formulation was above the rda during pregnancy. I would like to know wether I change it with sangobion or not. How many tab of sangobion should I take per day? ## Hello, Maryam! How are you? Since you are pregnant, you do need some extra nutrients to help ensure the best possible outcome for both you and your baby, however, this also means that you shouldn't take anything, without your doctor's approval. Which one has your OB Gyn advised you to take? Do you have one, yet? When are you due?
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health nutrition
I have been diagnosed with high cholesterol and am on Aspavor. I am planning on falling pregnant Dec/Jan. and would like to know if taking folic acid in the morning and Aspavor in the evenings safe? I am aware when I do fall pregnant I need to be off the Aspavor. Kindly advise
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Neurotil
Its support for your memory power ## Neurotil is a nutritional supplement that is claimed to help with memory and cognitive impairment. It contains Vitamin C, E, B6, B12 and Folic Acid. Since it is just a supplement, however, there is no proof that it will actually help, though a deficiency in some vital nutrients can contribute to such problems. Are there any other questions or comments? ## You can test supplements as well as anything else. There is good evidence for all the ingredients in it. ## I wish to return the Neurotil NG-0043 and Stemtrol NG-0014 I wish to return these and also cancel my order. My address is {edited for privacy} Norwich UK but we are now living at {edited for privacy} and would like to receive an RMA number please, if you can sen by email that will be lovely an...
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what time should be take the cherifer pgm effectively
best time to take the cherifer pgm ## Did your doctor provide any instructions? Cherifer PGM contains: Chlorella Growth Factor (CGF) 200 mg, Zn (elemental) 15 mg, taurine 200 mg, vit A 2,756 iu, vit D 400 iu, thiamine HCl 1.95 mg, riboflavin 1.95 mg, niacinamide 35 mg, pyridoxine HCl 3 mg, cyanocobalamin 3 mcg, folic acid 250 mcg, vit C 100 mg, Fe 17 mg, Ca phosphate 150 mg, Mg oxide 7.5 mg and copper sulfate 1 mg. So it is a multivitamin supplement. Some people experience some nausea when taking it, so you may want to take it a little while before eating. Due to the energy boost that vitamins can also give, it is usually best to take it in the morning, rather than at night. ## how many times do i have to take cherifer pgm a day?? ## I dont know :) ## once a day only on other site ## i ...
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Can Folic Acid folart help me to get pregnant
i am not pregnant and yet has a polycysticsyndrome, and undergo removal of polyp (polypectomy) last jan. 2011, my question is does the folic acid (folart) can help me to get pregnant? what are the contributions of the said drugs to me, anyone can help me or give advise how can i get pregnant, thanks ## Folic Acid is a nutritional supplement, it is essential to your health and no, it will not help you get pregnant, but when someone is pregnant, it is very important that they have enough of this to prevent birth defects in the baby. As to getting pregnant, what has your doctor advised? If you are suffering from a fertility problem, there are certain medications that they can prescribe that may help. ## I have polycystic ovaries and the doctor advised me to take 5mg Folart folic acid for 3...
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Obimet Sr 500mg
What Is The Role Of Obimet Sr 500mg In Over Weight ## hai madam...i hv the probblem with pcos.i had tablet obimet sr 500mg and folic acid gel..i had taken those tablet for five months but nw also i hv a irregular period in this problem i cann,t pregancy wt can i do madam...pls replyme nw i am in qata ## Obimet contains the active ingredient Metformin, in both of your cases it helps by improving your bodies insulin resistance. Ruby, have you consulted your doctor about this, yet? These may not be the right medications to help you and you may need to try something else. ## hi I am 27 yrs olds I have PCOD pblm doctors advised me to take obimet SR 500.. its seems tat I am gained after i am taking this tablet. already i am over weigth.. its tat common.. Pls help me ## my name is sneha and my...
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nurokind plus medicine
tell me the effects, side effects, uses, dosage of this drug ## Nurokind Plus is a multivitamin used to treat diabetic neuropathy and other cardiovascular diseases. It contains: Folic acid 1.5 mg Alpha lipoic acid 100 mg Methylcobalamin 1.5 mg (a form of vitamin B-12) Vitamin B1 10 mg Vitamin B6 3 mg Vitamin B is likely safe when taken as directed. It is advisable to consult with a physician who is aware of your medical history before starting a regimen of this. Several conditions may be aggravated by vitamin B-12, including high (polycythemia vera) or abnormal (megaloblastic anemia) red blood cells, as well as Leber’s disease. I hope this helps. You may also find the article about to be of use... ## My wife is pregnant and she got a very severe ache in her leg. Doctor prescribed...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Folic Acid
  • Injection: 5mg/ml
  • Tablet: 1 Mg, 1mg, 1mg + 2.5mg + 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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