Folic acid in NTD

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Research shows that taking folic acid before you get pregnant may help prevent birth defects including serious neural tube defects such as spina bifida, encephalocele (rarely), and anencephaly. All pregnant women should take at least 400 micrograms (mcg)Trusted Source of folic acid daily. Many pre-natal vitamins contain 600 mcg of folic acid.
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4mg / day ( 0.4 to 4 mg daily depending upon serum college concentration to prevent NTD ) Starts one month before conception and 2 months after conception .
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Yes doses of folic acid are 4mg one month before conception but since market preparations are minimum 5mg hence acceptable 5mg per day
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The first trimester, up to 12 weeks, the disease - 400 mcg daily and. T.5 b.5 mg OD. Should be taken 3 months in advance if possible.
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women, from the moment they begin trying to conceive until 12 weeks of gestation should take 400ug folic acid supplement daily
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4 mg / 400mcg is recommended dose 5 mg is available in market If possible should be taken 3 months prior to conception
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400mug/day of folic acid 1-3months before continuing through the 1st month of pregnancy to neural tube defect
400mcg daily before pregnancy 600 mcg daily during pregnancy Available as folate form 5 mg tablets 1 od
Time : first trimester up to 12 week Dose : 400 MCG daily Or Tab colic acid 5 mg od
SUGGESTIVE OF 5, mgm
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