Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s

 30.00

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Drug Strength: 5 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 5x20s

100 Tablet per pack
20 Tablet in each strip
Rs.6 per strip

Folic Acid tablet contains Folic Acid | belongs to Folic acid

SKU: pg_9215_12875 Categories: ,

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How it works

Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s is essential for the production of certain vital components that are necessary for the maintenance of normal body functions. Lack of Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s leads to anemia in a normal person and birth defects in pregnant women.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s

  • Fever
  • Weakness and general discomfort
  • Itching or rash
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Stomach discomfort and pain

Uses of Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Megaloblastic Anemia

    This medicine is used for the prevention and treatment of a specific form of anemia in which the blood cells fail to mature properly (megaloblastic anemia).

  • Folic acid deficiency

    This medicine is used to supplement the body with Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s in deficient conditions. Deficiency is characterized by mouth ulcer, pallor, persistent weakness, and lethargy.

  • Supplementation during pregnancy

    This medicine is used to supplement the body of a pregnant women with Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s . Lack of Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s during a pregnancy may result in birth defects of the child.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine is cumulative and changes can be observed after 2-3 weeks of administration. However, the peak concentration in the body is attained after 1 hour of oral administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is clinically not established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while taking this medicine. Contact your doctor if there is no marked improvement in symptoms after use.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is acceptable for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is acceptable for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s or any other components present with it.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is acceptable for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is acceptable for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Natural sources

    Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s is present in many edible natural substances like broccoli, liver, beans etc. It is recommended to have a diet including green leafy vegetables and other natural sources of Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s .

  • Undiagnosed anemia

    This medicine should be used only when the disease is diagnosed and the need is clearly established. Small doses of this medicine may mask the symptoms of other forms of anemia.

  • Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia

    This medicine should not be used alone to treat an anemic patient having vitamin B12 deficiency.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include numbness and tingling sensation, pain in the mouth or tongue, weakness, and difficulty in concentration etc.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Capecitabine severe
  • Phenytoin moderate
  • Phenobarbital moderate
  • Fluorouracil severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Use of this medicine to treat an existing anemia should begin only after the cause is established. It should never be used for the treatment of an undiagnosed form of anemia. It may lead to faulty diagnosis and an increase of certain complications associated with the disease.

General Instructions

Take Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s following all instructions on the label. It is recommended to take a doctor's advice before taking this medicine if the signs and symptoms are indicative of anemia. This medicine may be taken with or without food. An adequate amount of water should be consumed while taking this medicine.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken in morning
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Folic Acid tablet 5 mg 5×20’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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