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Multivitamin without B9 (Folic Acid) during Chemo



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I recently started chemotherapy to treat bladder cancer and my doctor said I can't take any B9 (Folic Acid) in my Vitamins. The reason is that B9 helps cell growth, and they don't want to encourage cell growth. He was specifically concerned with the 200% RDA that my current Vitamin contains. Does anyone know of a good vitamin to take that doesn't have folic acid?

Thanks for your help.

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I don't know the answer on your Vitamin question, but I wanted to tell you I'm praying for you as you go through chemo and I'm wishing you the best.

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I did a quick search and found these. So there are some out there. You will have to search them out.

https://www.amazon.com/Dr-Fuhrman-Gentle-Care-Formula/dp/B004L176J2

Also look for MTHFR mutation. People with this can't handle man made folic acid. So there are Vitamins made without it.

Edited by Uomograsso

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Only idea I have is to buy several mixes and take dosage of each.

Vitamin A D E K together is commonly available even in bariactric formulas

Vitamin C alone very common

You can get each Vitamin B separate to avoid Folic Acid

Avoid Vitamin B Complex as all have Folic Acid.

I would check with your bariatric center to figure out necessary mineral supplements.

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