Folvite 5 mg (Folic acid 5mg)
Buy Folvite 5 mg (Folic acid) is a type of B vitamin that is normally found in foods such as dried beans, peas, lentils, oranges, whole-wheat products, liver, asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and spinach. Folic acid helps your body produce and maintain new cells, and also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer.
What is Folvite 5 mg?
Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that is normally found in foods such as dried beans, peas, lentils, oranges, whole-wheat products, liver, asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and spinach. Folic acid helps your body produce and maintain new cells, and also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer.
Uses of Folvite 5 mg
Folic acid is used to treat folic acid deficiency and certain types of anemia (lack of red blood cells) caused by folic acid deficiency. Folic acid is sometimes used in combination with other medications to treat pernicious anemia. However it will not treat Vitamin B12 deficiency and will not prevent possible damage to the spinal cord.
How should I take Folvite 5 mg?
• Take folic acid exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.
• Follow the directions on your prescription label.
• Take folic acid with a full glass of water.
Folvite 5 mg side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to folic acid
• Loss of appetite
• Bloating, gas
• Difficult breathing
• Swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
• Bitter or unpleasant taste in your mouth
What precautions need to take before using Folvite 5 mg?
You should not use this medication if you have ever had an allergic reaction to folic acid. Before you take folic acid, tell your doctor if you have kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis), an infection, if you are an alcoholic, or if you have any type of anemia that has not been diagnosed by a doctor and confirmed with laboratory testing.
Talk to your doctor about taking folic acid during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. Folic acid is sometimes used in combination with other medications to treat pernicious anemia. However, folic acid will not treat Vitamin B12 deficiency and will not prevent possible damage to the spinal cord. Take all of your medications as directed.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Overdose symptoms may include numbness or tingling, mouth or tongue pain, weakness, tired feeling confusion, or trouble concentrating.
What should I avoid during using this drug?
Follow your doctor?s instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect folic acid?
The dosages of other medications you take may need to be changed while you are taking folic acid. Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially: phenytoin (Dilantin); methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall); nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin, Macrobid); pyrimethamine (Daraprim); tetracycline (Ala-Tet, Brodspec, Sumycin); a barbiturate such as butabarbital (Butisol), secobarbital (Seconal), pentobarbital (Nembutal), or phenobarbital (Solfoton); or seizure medication such as phenytoin (Dilantin) or primidone (Mysoline). This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with folic acid. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.