Too Much Folic Acid

Patient

Q: Hi. I am taking rainbow light once a day prenatal with 800 mcg of folic acid, i went to an ob yesterday and she prescribed me with another 5000 mcg of folic acid to take along with my current. Is there an overdosage of folic acid? Am 7 weeks pregnant at the moment. Thank you

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