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Folic Acid for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects, Preventive Medication, 2017

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Recommendations: Preventive Medication for Folic Acid for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

  • Folic Acid for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: Preventive Medication --Women who are planning or capable of pregnancy
    Grade: A
    Specific Recommendations:

    The USPSTF recommends that all women who are planning or capable of pregnancy take a daily supplement containing 0.4 to 0.8 mg (400 to 800 µg) of folic acid.

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