Folate deficiency: causes Mnemonic

A mnemonic to remember the Folate deficiency: causes is:

  • A FOLIC DROP

Mnemonic

  • A lcoholism
  • F olic acid antagonists
  • O ral contraceptives
  • L ow dietary intake
  • I nfection with Giardia
  • C eliac sprue
  • D ilantin
  • R elative folate deficiency
  • O ld
  • P regnant
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