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Fa-8 Pregnancy

(Folic Acid)

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Is Fa-8 (Folic Acid) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is A. It is advised that you: Safe

Fa-8 (Folic Acid) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • Taking Fa-8 (Folic Acid) before and during pregnancy decreases the risk of neural tube defects. Doses are usually higher than the recommended RDA.
  • Downsides
  • No info available
  • Tips
  • Usual dose range as a supplement or for pregnancy is 0.4 to 1mg daily. People with certain conditions need higher doses.
  • Risks
  • No info available
Source: FDA package insert