Folic Acid 5mg

                           Folic Acid 5mg



Folic Acid Used in development of foetus and given generally in Pregnancy and prevent birth defects of Brain & Spine and Also prevent Genetic disorders. 

Composition 

TAB – 5Mg

Syrup – Iron + Folic Acid

Class – Supplements Vitamins 

Brand- Folvite

Mechanism Of Action

Folate is required for nucleoprotein synthesis and the maintenance of normal erythropoiesis. Folic acid, whether given by mouth or parenterally, stimulates the production of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in persons suffering from certain megaloblastic anemias.

Dosage



 Pregnancy – 5mg OD or BD × As Advised 

Miscarriage – Generally 5mg OD × 1Month

  • Side effects. Folic acid is generally regarded as safe. Side effects are rare. High doses of folic acid can cause nauseabloating, gas, and insomnia.
  •  Interactions. High doses of folic acid can block the effects of some seizure medicines. If you take any regular medicines, ask how they will affect your intake of folic acid. 
  •  Risks. Folic acid supplementation can sometimes mask the neurologic symptoms of serious and dangerous deficiencies of vitamin B12.
  • * Can Cause Risk of Cancer in Excess 

Used As – Development of Foetus in Pregnancy and Scurvy

Contraindicated – Safe in Pregnancy 


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