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30 Jan 2009

Folic Acid
Dr please tell me, as to how much mg'  s of folic acid should one take? We are TTC and I know that one sould take it when preparing to get pregnant. I bought the one'  s from vital which has 800mg and I'  m currenty taking multivitamin which has 200mg of folic acid. isn'  t this too much?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

You need 500ug. The extra will not do any harm, but isn't necessary.

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