Folic acid/oral contraceptives
FDA's Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee will discuss the potential benefits of combining folic acid and oral contraceptives into a single product at a Dec. 15 meeting. Oral contraceptives are known to reduce the levels of folic acid, and reduced folic acid levels have been associated with neural tube defects in newborns. The meeting will be held at the Hilton in Gaithersburg, Md. beginning at 8 a.m...
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