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Suggest folic acid dosage to be taken before trying to concieve

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what should be the dosage of folic acid 5mg tablets for a woman who is trying to conceive?
Posted Thu, 6 Feb 2014 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Rhea Chanda 27 minutes later
Brief Answer: folic acid Detailed Answer: Hello Harshita, Folic acid tablets should be started at least 3 months before trying to concieve. One 5mg tablet per day is the dose. It has to be continued upto 3 months of pregnancy. Then it can be stopped.
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