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Suggest name of Folic acid 400 microgram supplement which can be taken daily? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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User:Could you please suggest the name of Folic Acid 400 microgram supplement which can be taken daily without any side effects. As medical shops offer lot of variety of folic acid supplements which has other elements also within it and the proportion of Folic acid is higher than 400 mcg
Doctor:Ok let me check
Doctor:Is it for pregnancy? Did the doctor suggest Iron supplementation as well
User:and yes it is for pregnancy
Doctor:Generally they supplement with Iron as well during pregnacy
User:but no chemist offers 400mcg
User:so wanted to know whether there any specific brand that offers the same
Doctor:Yeah they come with 1mg and 5 m
Doctor:Do not look for 400mcg
Doctor:You should better take with 1mg
User:how many mcg is 1mg
Doctor:Ok anyway if you can take FEFOL
User:if u can suggest any tablet name
Doctor:Tablet FEFOL
Doctor:but all of them come with ome amount of Iron as well
Doctor:You can prefer, Tab FEFOL
User:no other brand
Doctor:by XXXXXXX
User:was just checking because if it is not available in chemists
User:or is it a popular one
Doctor:It is very popular
Doctor:You can go for FERITIN tablet
User:ok fine
User:actually i have recently shifted to pune
User:would you be able to help me out with good doctors in Aundh location
Doctor:which specialty?
Doctor:Ok you can post it 'Fix an appointment' and select OBGYN
User:We are mumbai dont know many ppl in Pune
User:have been suggested few names but no one reconfirms credentials
User:so a bit apprehensive as my sister will coming over here for delivery due on feb 1st week
User:she is uming from dubai , wants to deliver in India
User:we shifted here becoz of my husband's job
Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX Chavan
User:which hospital?
Doctor:Phone: 0000 0000
User:ok thank u for your help
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me here
Doctor:Have a nice day
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