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FOLMAX®

Immediate and Modified Release Folic Acid 

FOLMAX is a proprietary immediate and modified release folic acid formulated to help maintain folate levels in a woman’s body throughout the day.*

The Importance of Folic Acid During Pregnancy

Folic acid is a B vitamin vital to the body’s growth and development. It plays an important role in a baby’s:

  • Healthy cell division*
  • DNA synthesis*
  • Neural tube development*

Maintaining levels of folic acid in the body daily may help lessen the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs). NTDs are major birth defects affecting the baby’s brain and spinal cord.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends taking folic acid daily for at least one month before conception, and daily while you are pregnant. The CDC also suggests that women of childbearing age take folic acid daily, whether planning a pregnancy or not.**

Did You Know?

Nearly half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. This makes getting enough folic acid important – whether you intend to get pregnant or not.

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Find FOLMAX in the Following:

Prena1 Pearl and Prena1 Chew provide 1.4 mg of folic acid as FOLMAX. 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
**from http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/