How to take folic acid
And it is necessary to take it for the creation, development and maintenance of new cells in a healthy state, therefore its presence in the body is very important during the development of the body - at the stages of prenatal development. Folic acid stimulates plasticity and tissue regeneration, promotes the release of milk and acts as a prophylactic agent for ulcerative stomatitis. The process of DNA replication requires the direct involvement of folic acid. Together with cyanocobalamin stimulates the formation of red blood cells, affects the synthesis of amino and nucleic acids, purine formations. Disruption of this process increases the risk of developing cancer. The bone marrow also suffers from a lack of folic acid, and normal blood circulation is disturbed. Folic acid deficiency is caused by malnutrition, alcoholism, fever, anorexia, and malignant tumors.
The expectant mother must receive the necessary amount of folic acid daily, starting 3 months before the onset of pregnancy, which reduces the risk of placental abruption, mental retardation, miscarriage and other fetal defects that may occur in the early stages of pregnancy. Clinical studies have shown that 75% of cases of defects can be prevented precisely because of folic acid. Before drinking folic acid, consult with your doctor, who will tell you how to properly conduct a course of treatment. The drug can cause side effects: urticaria, allergies. Contraindications: anemia, violation of the formation of red blood cells, Dosage Form: powder; pills at 0.0001g. in a package of 50 pieces. Store in a well-closed container in a place protected from light. Also, the medicine is contained in various foods, such as asparagus, avocado, green beans, lentils, citrus fruits. It is necessary to take folic acid in a certain dosage: adults for 0.005 g per day, children - depending on age. The course of treatment is 20-30 days.
Mode of application:
1) For the prevention of folic acid deficiency - 20-50 mg daily;
2) During pregnancy - 800 mcg per day;
During the period of breastfeeding - 500 mcg per day.