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31 Jul 2007

what are folate tablets???
Hi, I asked questions about cysts and wanting to get pregnant, then advised me to take folate tablets. I just want to know what that is and do you get it on a prescription????

I do take folic acid every morning, because I stopped taking triphasal (birth controll pills) is folate tablets the same as folic acid?

Thanx 4 the advise. appreciate it!

Dua
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Folate and folic acid are the same. They should be taken if you are trying to fall pregnant as they help prevent spina bifida in the baby.

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