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Folate deficiency and the role of its correction in prevention of obstetric and perinatal complications

PERINATOLOGY AND PEDIATRIC. UKRAINE. 2018.1(73):63-68; doi 10.15574/PP.2018.73.63

Yu.V. Davydova
SI «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology of NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine

The role of preconceptional prevention of folate deficiency is much more than the prevention of congenital malformations only, however, a differentiated approach to the choice of drugs and the duration of their use is necessary. For the prevention of deficiency in women who are planning pregnancy, pregnants and those who breast-feed can only use vitamin-mineral complexes registered as therapeutic pharmaceutical agent with proven efficiency and a high safety profile. The modern vitamin-mineral complex Elevit® Pronatal fully complies with these requirements.
Key words: pregnancy, folic acid, prevention of deficiency, vitamin#mineral complex.

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