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Who should not use folic acid, cyanocobalamin and pyridoxine (Foltx)?

You should not use folic acid, cyanocobalamin and pyridoxine (Foltx) if you have had an allergic reaction to it in the past. If you are pregnant or nursing, tell your doctor before using folic acid, cyanocobalamin and pyridoxine. Pregnant and nursing mothers should not take more than 2.5 mcg. of vitamin B12, and there is 2 mg. of B12 in each tablet of folic acid, cyanocobalamin and pyridoxine. People with the hereditary condition, Leber's optic atrophy (loss of central vision), should not take cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12), as the risk of irreversible neurological damage may occur. If you have anemia, you may experience an adverse hematologic reaction when taking more than 10 mcg./day of vitamin B12.

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