BLACKMORES FOLATE 500MCG

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Overview

Blackmores Folate is a source of folic acid which, if taken daily for one month before conception and during pregnancy, may reduce the risk of birth defects of the brain and/or spinal cord.

Why use

  • May reduce the risk of birth defects of the brain &/or spinal cord, such as spina bifida and anencephaly, if taken daily for 1 month prior to conception and during pregnancy
  • Convenient one-a-day dosage

The Blackmores difference

Blackmores Folate is a convenient dose of folic acid developed for women planning pregnancy who may not get adequate levels of folic acid in their diet.

Blackmores also has the following other products containing folic acid which may be more suitable depending on your needs:

If you are trying to conceive consider taking Blackmores Conceive Well Gold™ formulated for preconception care, it supplies nutrients that are important to support normal conception and pregnancy, including folic acid.

Once pregnant consider changing to Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold. This is a premium, comprehensive formulation which contains vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids beneficial for both mother and baby.

Active ingredients per tablet

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.

Contraindications and cautions

  • Do not exceed the stated dose of folic acid except on medical advice. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect you should seek specific medical advice
  • Not to be taken with Blackmores Conceive Well Gold, Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold, Blackmores I-Folic, or other folic acid containing supplements
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet