Folic Acid

Safety of Folic Acid

Normal doses are probably safe for most people, although high doses can cause problems. Some people may be more likely to experience problems due to the vitamin. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking it if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Folic Acid Safety for more information, including any available warnings and precautions.)

What If I Take an Overdose of Folic Acid?

An overdose is unlikely to cause serious problems, since it is a water-soluble vitamin (which means that any excess is usually excreted in the urine). However, high doses have been reported to cause problems in some people.
(Click Folic Acid Overdose for more information.)
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