Folic Acid for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: Preventive Medication
Release Date: January 2017
|Women who are planning or capable of pregnancy|
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.
Current as of: January 2017
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Folic Acid for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: Preventive Medication. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. January 2017.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/folic-acid-for-the-prevention-of-neural-tube-defects-preventive-medication?ds=1&s=neural tube defects