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Planning first baby. Taking biopreg-f tablets containing biotin and folic acid 5mg. Any side effects?

hi i am 26 year old women, i m planning to have my first baby. i visited a gynecologist she advised me to take biopreg-f tablets on a daily basis. it contains biotin 5mg and follic acid 5mg but i have read that follic acid intake must not exceed 1 mg for women and it might also have side effects such as irreversible nerve damage . how safe it is to continue this tablet. will it have any side effects? please help.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Jun 2012
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Dear Meetu,

Biotin and folic acid are important supplements and are required for the benefit of baby, especially in 1st three months. In fact folic acid is needed for the proper development of nervous system of baby. You have not mentioned that from where have you read that folic acid causes nerve damage, i don't think its true.
The tablet is safe with hardly any side effects and it is required for your baby, so continue taking it.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 4 Jul 2012
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