Folic Acid, which is good for pregnant women, is found in Foliage.
Indication: Megaloblastic anemia due to deficiency of folic acid as seen in sprue, anemias of nutritional origin in pregnancy, infant or children.
Dosage: Megaloblastic anemia 5 mg daily for 4 mth, may be increased to 15 mg daily in malabsorption states. Chronic hemolytic states 5 mg every 1-7 days. Prophylaxis of megaloblastic anemia in pregnancy 0.2-0.5 mg daily. Prevention of neural tube defect 4 or 5 mg daily starting before pregnancy & continued through the 1st trimester. Women of childbearing potential 0.4 mg daily.