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« on: December 27, 2017, 08:08:52 PM »

Is it ok for thalassemia patient to take folic acid.  I have had iron toxicity when I was a child. Last year my ferritin level slipped way down and they hematologist decided that I should receive iron transfusions times two. No my ferritin level is to high and he states that it will come down .
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« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2017, 08:37:00 PM »

Yes, it is recommended for thals, but the form as L-methylfolate gives better results than folic acid.
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