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Trying to conceive, taking folvite. Dose for folvite?

Hi Doctor . Me and my husband are recently trying for a baby and as per doctor I am taking Folvite Tablets .( Folic Acid Tablets I.P. 5 mg).Please sujjest if the dosage of 5 mg is okey as I have seen in some places that per day we shouldn t take more then 1 mg. However less then 5 mg is not available for Folvite.Please advice.
Asked On : Tue, 17 Apr 2012
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A high dose of folvite is given in the prenatal period to avoid neural tube defects in the baby. The dosage of 5mg is appropriate for this purpose. Please do not worry and continue with the treatment.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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