Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets




Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets are used to fight against Anemia. Anemia is generally caused due to the efficiency of vitamins and irons. It can also be a symptom of serious conditions like cancer, kidney disease, bleeding in the stomach. Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets consist of vitamins and folic acid which protects our body from various bacterial and viral infections. These tablets are very beneficial for the ladies who are pregnant as they help in developing the brain and spinal cord of a child. But consult your doctor before you start this medication.

Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets are used to make Red Blood Cells, which are beneficial for good brain health, help during pregnancy, and reduce the risk of birth defects. Before consuming this medication consult your doctor once. Avoid giving this medication to children below the age of 18 years. Do not stop the course in between. Tal to your doctor if you want to increase or decrease the dosage of any medicine.

Mechanism of Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets

Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets belong to the group of medicines called “vitamins” which are used to cure anemia, where our body does not get enough red blood cells to carry the adequate amount of oxygen required by our body tissues. Folic acid increases the circulation of blood in our body. When a sufficient amount of hemoglobin (blood) is produced in our body, each tissue gets repaired itself and hence receives an adequate amount of oxygen.

Drug Interactions with Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets

Tell your physician before you smoke or consume alcohol as it may be reactive and can have worse side effects These tablets can be reactive if taken with some other drugs. Talk to your doctor if you are already on some other medication. Listed below are some drugs with which Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets may react:-

  1. Methotrexate
  2. Nitrofurantoin
  3. Chloramphenicol
  4. Medication for Seizures

Uses of consuming Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets

Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets can be useful in many ways. Some of the medicinal uses of  Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets are mentioned below:-

  1. Helps to increase Reb Blood Cells(RCBs)
  2. Helps to fight against anemia.
  3. It helps in developing the spinal cord and brain in an unborn child during pregnancy.
  4. Used to treat the effects of severe arthritis.
  5. Helps to maintain blood sugar levels and also produces oxygen inside our body which helps in the repair of our tissues.

Side Effects of Consuming Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets

Very few people suffer from side effects after consuming any kind of drug. Following are some of the symptoms if you experience wrong with your body:-

  1. Bloating
  2. loss of appetite
  3. Itching
  4. Swelling

Safety Advice

Must read the safe advice before the consumption of Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets.

  • This tablet is for adult use only. Children below the age of 18 should not consume it, must consult your doctor before giving it to your children.
  • If you are pregnant, a nursing mother or already going under medication, consult your doctor before taking this medicine to avoid harmful effects on your baby and yourself.
  • Do not consume this tablet while you smoke or consume alcohol. You are advised not to smoke or have alcohol till the time you are on the medication Folic Acid 5 mg Tablets.
  • If you are facing any kidney or liver-related issues, you must consult your doctor once before starting this medicine.

Storage advice

You are recommended to store these tablets in a cool dry place or at your room temperature below 30°C.

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