FOL 5 MG TABLET

SKU: AH_GH_VI_8791 Category:

Generic : Folic Aacid (5MG)

Treatment : Anemia Due To Folic Acid Deficiency

Pack size  : 30 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Zydus Healthcare Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$0.99

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Fol-5 Tablet 30’s belongs to a class of medications called ‘vitamins’ used to treat or prevent anaemia (lack of blood) caused due to deficiency of folic acid, anaemia in pregnancy, anaemia due to damaged red blood cells, anaemia in kidney dialysis patients and anaemia that occurs as a side effect of certain medicines. Fol-5 Tablet 30’s may be used in women before and during pregnancy to prevent spina bifida (abnormality of the spine) in babies. Anaemia is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells to carry the adequate oxygen required to various body tissues.

The Fol-5 Tablet 30’s contains Folic acid (a form of vitamin B9) that increases healthy red blood cell (RBC) production in the body that carries oxygen throughout the body. As a result, an adequate amount of haemoglobin (Hb) is produced in the body so that body’s each tissue gets a sufficient supply of oxygen.

Take Fol-5 Tablet 30’s as recommended by your doctor. You may experience nausea, black stool, constipation, loss of appetite, bloating or flatulence (gas) in some cases. Most of these side effects of Fol-5 Tablet 30’s do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Fol-5 Tablet 30’s or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult a doctor before using Fol-5 Tablet 30’s. Fol-5 Tablet 30’s should be used with caution in children and only if recommended by a doctor. If you have an allergy to any sugars, inform your doctor before taking Fol-5 Tablet 30’s as it may contain lactose. If you have a stomach ulcer, vitamin B12 deficiency, any blood disorder, repeated blood transfusions, ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the colon), pernicious anaemia (anaemia due to lack of vitamin B12) or folate-dependent tumour, inform your doctor before taking Fol-5 Tablet 30’s.

 

 

Benefits of fol 5 Tablet

The Fol-5 Tablet 30’s contains Folic acid (a form of vitamin B9) that increases red blood cells (RBC) production in the body that carries oxygen around the body. As a result, an adequate number of RBCs is produced in the body, so that body’s each tissue gets a sufficient supply of oxygen. Also, folic acid is necessary for pregnancy as it plays a role in developing the brain and spinal cord in the unborn baby. Additionally, Fol-5 Tablet 30’s may be used to decrease the adverse effects of methotrexate (a drug used to treat severe arthritis, psoriasis, or Crohn’s disease).

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    ALCOHOL

    UNSAFE

    Avoid consumption of alcohol with Fol-5 Tablet 30’s as it may decrease the absorption of Fol-5 Tablet 30’s. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol with Fol-5 Tablet 30’s.

  • Safety Warning

    PREGNANCY

    CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

    It is safe to be used Fol-5 Tablet 30’s in Pregnancy. However, do not use this medicine without first consulting a doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    BREAST FEEDING

    CAUTION

    Fol-5 Tablet 30’s may be excreted in human milk. Therefore, please consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding.

  • Safety Warning

    DRIVING

    NOT APPLICABLE

    Fol-5 Tablet 30’s usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

  • Safety Warning

    LIVER

    CAUTION

    Take Fol-5 Tablet 30’s with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • Safety Warning

    KIDNEY

    CAUTION

    Take Fol-5 Tablet 30’s with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required. Inform your doctor if you are undergoing haemodialysis.

  • Safety Warning

    CHILDREN

    CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

    Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding the use of Fol-5 Tablet 30’s in children.

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INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • PHENOBARBITAL
  • PRIMIDONE
  • PHENYTOIN
  • TRIMETHOPRIM
  • CHOLESTYRAMINE
  • SULFASALAZINE
  • FLUOROURACIL

 

 

SIDE EFFECTS

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Side Effects of Fol-5 Tablet 30’s

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Black stool
  • Bloating
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • Constipation 
  • Bitter or unpleasant taste in your mouth
  • Feeling excited or irritable

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 30

pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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