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What is the right time to take folicacid tablet?

7 weeks pregnant and i want to know what s the right time to take folicacid tablet? i am 7 weeks pregnant and i want to know what s the right time to take folicacid tablet? and sometimes i get lower abdominal pain this normal..please i want to know it .this is my first time
Asked On : Sun, 30 Jan 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
hi.welcome to HealthcareMagic forum
Folic acid should be started in the pre conception time & continued for 3-4 months after that,as it prevents neurological defects/malformation in the newborn. For lower abdomen pain get ultrasound done to confirm viable intrauterine pregnancy.& also consult gynecologist.
wish you beautiful ,healthy out come of pregnancy.
Answered: Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Gyan Prakash's  Response
hi.welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.idealy folic acid should be started before consumption and continued for 3 month.consult your obstetrician for further enquiry including pain and routine check up.take care.
Answered: Sun, 30 Jan 2011
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