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Folic Acid Price and Pack Size

Folic Acid Information

Folic Acid Benefits & Uses

Folic Acid is used to treat the following -

Folic Acid Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Folic Acid

Folic Acid

Folic Acid Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Folic Acid is used -

  1. Shortness of Breath translation missing: en.rare
  2. Itching or burning
  3. Rash
  4. Skin redness
  5. Confusion
  6. Insomnia
  7. Fever Mild
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  10. Anaphylactic reaction
  11. Bronchospasm
  12. Depression Moderate
  13. Erythema

Folic Acid Related Warnings

Is the use of Folic Acid safe for pregnant women?

Folic Acid is safe to take during pregnancy.


Is the use of Folic Acid safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can use Folic Acid without any worries about side effects.


What is the effect of Folic Acid on the Kidneys?

You may experience side effects on your kidney after taking Folic Acid. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Folic Acid on the Liver?

Folic Acid has very mild side effects on the liver.


What is the effect of Folic Acid on the Heart?

Folic Acid is rarely harmful for heart.


Severe Interaction of Folic Acid with Other Drugs

Folic Acid should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Folic Acid Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Folic Acid unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Pernicious Anemia
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Drug Allergy

Frequently asked Questions about Folic Acid

Is this Folic Acid habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Folic Acid is addictive.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Folic Acid since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

" Yes, Folic Acid it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Folic Acid cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

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Folic Acid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Folic Acid

When consumed with certain foods, Folic Acid may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Folic Acid

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Folic Acid.


Folic Acid से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 month पहले

Does Folic Acid help in hair growth?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

Folic Acid is responsible for cell growth inside the skin, hair, and nails. It can help with hair growth.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can I take Folic Acid without consulting a doctor?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

Self-medication can be dangerous to health, therefore, one should take Folic Acid after consulting a doctor.

सवाल 8 months पहले

What is Folic Acid?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Folic Acid is a brand name of folic acid which is a water-soluble form of vitamin B9. The natural form is known as folate while folic acid is the synthetic form. It is a prescription drug which is given for the treatment of folic acid deficiency. It is also given in pregnancy to prevent birth defects (neural tube defects) in the fetus.

सवाल 7 months पहले

How does Folic Acid work?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS, General Physician

Folate is required by the human body for the synthesis, repair, and methylation of DNA. It also acts as a cofactor for various biological processes. Folate plays an important role during cell division and is required during infancy and pregnancy. Folate is required for the synthesis of healthy red blood cells. Deficiency of folate can affect all these roles and can cause anemia thus Folic Acid fulfills this deficiency and prevents from anemia.

सवाल 5 months पहले

Can I discontinue Folic Acid on my own without doctors advice?

Dr Ravi Udawat MBBS, General Physician

Folic Acid should not be discontinued on your own. Your doctor may want to check your recent levels of folic acid with the help of blood tests. If the reports are satisfactory then your doctor will ask you to discontinue Folic Acid.

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