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.
TAB – 5Mg
Syrup – Iron + Folic Acid
Class – Supplements Vitamins
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.
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 nausea, bloating, 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