Folicare Folic Acid Oral Solution 0.4mg (400mcg) /5ml
Size: 150 ml
If you are a woman and planning to have a baby, suspect you are pregnant, or are in the early stages of pregnancy, medical experts recommend that you take a daily supplement containing 400mcg (0.4mg) of Folic acid, such as Folicare.
Folic acid should be taken from when you start trying to become pregnant, (or if unexpected, as soon as possible), and continued until the twelfth week after conception.
Most babies are born in perfect health and every woman wants her baby to be healthy. By choosing to take Folic acid, you will help prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida forming, while your baby is in your womb.
Neural tube defects are caused when the neural tube, (which goes on to become the spine), does not form properly. Folic acid, the active ingredient in Folicare, is a B vitamin, is a B vitamin associated with the healthy development of the neural tube. It has been suggested that a Folic acid supplement of 400mcg (0.4mg), taken daily during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, helps protect against neural tube defects.
It is difficult to be certain that you are taking enough Folic acid in your normal diet. The best way to make sure is to take a daily supplement of 400mcg (0.4mg) Folic acid.
One teaspoonful (5ml) to be taken daily, giving a dose of 0.4mg (400mcg).
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