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Side effects of Gardinal with Folic Acid capsules on new born - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Sir/Madam, I had a question
User :   My wife is in her 4th month pregnancy and is taking Gardinal 60 mg with Folic Acid 5 Mg
Doctor :   ok
User :   I wanted to know if this would have any adverse affect on the child
Doctor :   is she epileptic?
User :   Please advice
Doctor :   sure i would
User :   She had a head injury and then we went for a scan and EEG
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Post that she was advised this tablet
Doctor :   ok
User :   Age - 29 yeards
User :   Gender- Female
User :   Occupation - House wife
User :   Weight - 48 kgs
User :   Height - 5' 1"
User :   Is there any other detail that you need?
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   how long is she taking these medicine
Doctor :   any other medicine is she taking
User :   She has been taking this since February 2008
Doctor :   did u consult with gynecologist
Doctor :   ok
User :   Yes we spoke to her and she said that we can continue. However, I read an article in a paper that it will have some ill-effects on the child and hence this query
Doctor :   gardenal is phenobarbitone

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