User Reviews for Folic acid
Also known as: FA-8, Folacin-800
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Reviews for Folic acid
For Folic Acid Deficiency: "Over the counter folic acid can sometimes make depression, related to common folate abnormalities, worse!! Or do nothing at all. Usually, Deplin or another prescription folate is required. ---Insurance companies still won't pay for the prescription versions, saying that over the counter is basically the same!?----It is not. This needs to change!! The non-prescription folic acid CAN be helpful for pregnant women. ---It is useless for my condition as my body can't convert it into what I need."
Seeker28 (taken for 1 to 6 months) December 16, 2017
5 users found this comment helpful.
For Folic Acid Deficiency: "I have some genetic defects pertaining to folate and I read people have had some success with methyfolate so I thought it might help with some of my issues (Depression/anxiety/ADD-PI ). I tried it as a individual vitamin and it made my brain fog worse, and I developed a feeling of being somewhere between tired/fatigued and agitated. I tried lowering the dose but it didn't help. However, for some reason, I have no issues with it intertwined with other vitamins/minerals in a whole food multivitamin....it seems very strange to me, but whatever works."
RjoyD (taken for 1 to 6 months) May 4, 2017
9 users found this comment helpful.
For Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency: "I almost died, but now I take folic acid to grow my hair"
the giraffe (taken for 1 to 2 years) November 15, 2016
10 users found this comment helpful.
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