Folic Acid

FDA Approved: * December 23, 1971
Pharm Company: * WATSON LABS
Category: Vitamins & Supplements

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Folic Acid Overview

Folic acid, another form of which is known as folate, is one of the B vitamins.[1] The recommended daily intake level of folate is 400 micrograms from foods or dietary supplements.[6] Folic acid is used to treat anemia caused by folic acid deficiency.[1] It is also used as a supplement by women during pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects (NTDs) in the baby.[1][7] Low levels in early pregnancy are believed to be the cause of more than half of babies born with neural tube defects.[8] More t...

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want to fall pregnant but have been using nur isterate as contraceptive.
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How long does it take for nur isterate wear off because i would really like to become pregnant soon. I have been using the injection since May 2011 to Nov 2011. should i take pills instead so that my cycle can return faster or what? i desperately need advise on this regard because i want to have a baby. ## Have you consulted your doctor? From the time you stop the injections, you should probably allow a few months for your body to return to normal, before you try to become pregnant. It will greatly help your chances of getting pregnant and of carry a healthy baby to term. ## I've been using nur isterate for 3 years then stoped using it few months ago about for 4 months then went for another injection 2 months back, now i want to fall pregnant but i've been expiriencing some vagi...
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diane 35 pills help me to conceive.
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Hi.I used Diane 35 last month.after my monthly periods.bcoz I received test report of FSH lh aur others after 3 days of Monthly cycle.and I also take a dose of iron and folic acid. For conception.bcoz I really want to b a mom. My last periods on 8 march.and this month it's two days late.and it's brownish color discharge a little. And two clots.now I m confused alot .pl help my to know what to do.I start to take another pack of Diane 35.aur first contact to my gyn for a pregnancy test. ## This medication can help balance your hormones, but you will not be able to become pregnant, while taking it, it is actually used most commonly to prevent ovulation, so a woman skip becoming pregnant, when having intercourse. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, d...
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Effect Of Hemarate
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please send to me the side effect of hemarate.tnx ## Hemarate is a nutritional supplement, it is meant to treat or prevent conditions associated with a lack of the vital nutrients it contains, which include iron, a B complex and several other important vitamins. Since it is a supplement and not a medication, the side effect profiles for it have not been studied, as is done for actual drugs, but some people do experience some nausea after taking it and the iron may cause darkened stools and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## is hemerate for pregnant women only? ## What the best time to take hemarate fa in the morning or night time..should I take after meal or before meal ## Who can take Hemarate? Is it only for pregnant women? I am 62 and my sugar is 130.. Can i tak...
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Uses Of Ovaa Shield Ds
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I need to take ovaa shied de from my next cycle..want to know it's uses and syd effects and also success rate ## I am TTC from past 1 year. One IUI was failure. Doctor has suggested this cycle for Ovaa Shield. How does this medication help? ## what is use and purpose of oova sheild tab for womens ## One IUI was failure. Doctor has suggested this cycle for Ovaa Shield. How does this medication help? ## hi , I am 27 years old and trying to conceive.my doctor suggested me ovaa shield tablets from 3day of my period till 27th day.Follicule ruptured on 14th day(got to know through inernal scan).This is the first month i am using ovaa shield and duphaston(from 17th day to 26th day).usually i get my period on 28th day,but this time i didnt get it even on 30th day.does ovaa shield delays a p...
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folic acid infacare
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Folic acid infacare..are these to be taken only by pregnant wemen? ## I am planning a baby now,what kind of folic acid i take, ## is folic acid infacare is for a pregnant women only ? ## No, it can be taken by both genders, if a doctors tells them they should take it. There is nothing in it that is only specific to women. The U.S. FDA warns that it may cause nausea, in some people, due to its potency. Is there anything else I can help with?
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yellow small pill fo one side c on the other
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i came across a pill its a small yellow round pill with the letters FO on one side of the tablet and C on the other side, any ideas of what this could be? ## What are the yellow tablets with FO on one side and c on the other ## Folic acid 5mg if you're in the UK, might be different if you're from somewhere else
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Obimet Sr 500mg
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What Is The Role Of Obimet Sr 500mg In Over Weight ## hai madam...i hv the probblem with pcos.i had tablet obimet sr 500mg and folic acid gel..i had taken those tablet for five months but nw also i hv a irregular period in this problem i cann,t pregancy wt can i do madam...pls replyme nw i am in qata ## Obimet contains the active ingredient Metformin, in both of your cases it helps by improving your bodies insulin resistance. Ruby, have you consulted your doctor about this, yet? These may not be the right medications to help you and you may need to try something else. ## hi I am 27 yrs olds I have PCOD pblm doctors advised me to take obimet SR 500.. its seems tat I am gained after i am taking this tablet. already i am over weigth.. its tat common.. Pls help me ## my name is sneha and my...
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Folic Acid Tablets
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Is FOL g 1 a day sufficient for pregnant women? ## is folic acid 5 mg and all 9 tab taking together during first trimester is safe? is this usefull ? ## I taken folic acid 5mg twice a day during pregnancy only in second month ## I am prescribed to take folic acid 2.0 mg. How many 400mcg folic acid tablets would I have to take to reach 2.0 mg?
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folic acid folart 5mg capsule
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what for is the folic acid folart 5mg capsule?is it safe to be taken everyday? ## possible effect of folart folic acid for me to be able to get pregnant? ## i have a Corpus luteym csyt so my OBG gave me this medecine (folart) I drink once a day, What is the Negative and possitive effect for me? is there any possible to get pregnant? Pls... answer my question... Thanks! ## Folic Acid is a nutritional supplement, it is commonly given to pregnant women to help prevent birth defects. It is commonly given for daily use and will not affect your ability to get pregnant. You can read more on it here: ## i want to get pregnant so thats why i took folic aid.. but im so confused how many folic aid should i take before i get pregnant? ## What is folart capsule YQ ## am taking fol 5 everyday night a...
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Ovacare Tablets
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Can we use Ovacare tablets after concieving. When should we stop taking Ovacare tablets. ## i m using fertyl & ovacare tablets for pregnency doctor adviced me to take these tablet please give me the answer i have irregular periods i ha d ovulation problem can these tablets help me to get pregnent ## Ovacare is a nutritional supplement, it contains many of the vitamins and minerals that are essential to the proper health of your body. A deficiency in them could cause problems getting pregnant, so supplementing them can help resolve that issue. This type of supplement is also often continued throughout pregnancy, to help ensure that the mother and baby both get enough of the nutrients they need to maintain health. Fertyl contains the active ingredient Clomifene, it is used to help s...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Folic Acid
  • Injection: 5mg/ml
  • Tablet: 1 Mg, 1mg, 1mg + 2.5mg + 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Folic Acid: (73 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0143-1248 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp.
  • 0143-9717 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0591-5216 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Labs
  • 0603-3162 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-3714 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest
  • 0615-0664 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7814 Folic Acid 1 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0904-6201 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 10135-182 Folic Acid 1 mg Oral Tablet by Marlex Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 11534-165 Folic Acid 1 mg Oral Tablet by Sunrise Pharmaceutical, Inc.
  • 11788-001 Folic Acid 1 mg Oral Tablet by Aiping Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • 15338-170 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Apace Packaging
  • 24160-001 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Bicon Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • 24658-110 Folic Acid 1 mg Oral Tablet by Blu Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 33261-811 Folic Acid 1 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Aidarex Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 43353-681 Folic Acid 1 mg Oral Tablet by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
  • 43353-824 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
  • 48433-320 Folic Acid 1 mg Oral Tablet by Safecor Health, LLC
  • 49349-358 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 49349-466 Folate 1 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Folic Acid or a similar ingredient: (9 results)


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folic acid folart 5mg capsule what for is the folic acid folart 5mg capsule?is it safe to be taken everyday? ## possible effect of folart folic acid f... 23 replies
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Folic Acid Tablets Is FOL g 1 a day sufficient for pregnant women? ## is folic acid 5 mg and all 9 tab taking together during first trimest... 3 replies
Folic Acid Methylcobalamin Pyridoxine Hydrochloride why Folic Acid Methylcobalamin Pyridoxine Hydrochloride are used ## Hi santhu, The ingredients mentioned in your descrip... 2 replies
folic acid all 9 tab I am planning baby now. May I take folic acid tablet along with All-9 tablet. or All-9 tablet is sufficient here. All-9 ... 2 replies
folic acid tablets i p 5mg folvite i am below 50y ago women, if any problem in use folic acid tablets i p 5mg folvite deaily ## This is just a nutritional ... 2 replies
Folic Acid Need to know why this is taken and side effects ## FOL123 SPECTROFER ## is folart folic acid has side effects from the h... 2 replies
Folic Acid 5 Mg Tablet im 42 i have been told i need to take folic acid 5mg tablets for the rest of my life but i was not really told the reaso... 2 replies
folic acid folart folic acid folart side effect ## Did you mean to say Folate? Folate naturally occurs in food whilst Folic Acid is the sy... 2 replies