- •All women with epilepsy and of childbearing potential should be supplemented with folic acid.
- •There are potentially significant drug interactions between high doses of folic acid and some AEDs.
- •High levels of folic acid throughout gestation may produce neural network hyperexcitability in the offspring.
- •It is not suggested to advocate high dose folic acid supplementation in women with epilepsy.
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