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

Folate, forms of which are known as folic acid and vitamin B9, 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.[...

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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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Is Folsafe L good for expecting pregnancy
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My doctor prescribed me to take folsafe L. I'm expecting pregnancy. Just checked the ingredients of folsafe L. Its not having folic acid(checked in google that folic acid supplement is needed while expecting pregnancy) . But why she suggested me to take folsafe L which is not having folic acid.
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if u wanted to take fefol u should not take at the same time with milk what is the reason
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Wanted this article to know personally. ## Felol is an iron and folic acid supplement. The reason it should not be taken with milk is because the calcium can lessen the amount of the active ingredents that you absorb. So, you may not get the full therapeutic dose required. There is some other information on them here: FEFOL Click Here Do you have any other questions? ## i want to know if fefol is dangerous in the first two months of pregnancy i took depakine 200 thats why i took fefol with it ## is fefol vit (a spansule ) take with a glass of milk ## I am 8 weeks pregnant and experiencing drops ## plz tell the most appropriate time to take it more effective after an hour of breakfast or lunch? ## Can I take fefol spansules few days before my period and few days after, tha...
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restor f capsule
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Folares Pharmaceuticals Inc ## Restor F is a nutritional supplement, it contains: Taurine 200mg, Chlorella pyrenoidosa 150mg, korean panax ginseng 50mg, folic acid 250mcg, rutin 50mg, lecithin 70mg, Fe 10mg, Zn 10mg, A 2,700 ius, B1 1.8mg, B2 1.8mg, B6 3mg, nicotinamide 30mg, B12 3mcg, C 60mg, vD3 200iu, E 10ius and Calcium 20mg. Do you have any questions? ## are there side effects? ## Asd, since it is a nutritional supplement, rather than a mediation, the side effect profiles of it are not studied as they are for drugs. So, this site does not know if there are any, other than the fact that some people report some nausea when taking these. Does anyone else have experience using this? ## iam using restor f more than a year and i haven't experience any symptoms of side effects.. How l...
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limcee tablet uses and side effects
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Can I take limcee tablet daily? Is it bad for skin if I take it daily? Any side effects? ## Hi, Kavita! How are you? Limcee is just a nutritional supplement that contains ascorbic acid, which is a form of vitamin C. You should only take it if your doctor has said it is safe for you to do so and following the dosage instructions provided with it. As a supplement, it has not been tested for side effects as is done with actual medications. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Some health tips says that for mouth ulcer Limcee tablet usage been a good medicine and now am using i did not face any problem but can i know the side effects of the table and dosage means "to take it on a regular interval or at anytime" please suggest me. ## what is the use of limcee tablet? ## Roopash...
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M2 Tone and Folic Acid
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I have been trying to conceive and recently started taking M2 Tone with Folic Acid. I would like to find out how long it will take me to conceive as a result of taking these medications? Thank you.
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Livogen Captabs Used For What
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MY PERIOD IS NOT REGULAR & HAS CONTINUED FOR 25 DAYS. ## Did your doctor tell you to take this? Livogen is a supplement that contains iron and folic acid, so it's not really going to do much for your problem, unless it has been caused by a severe deficiency in these nutrients. ## DOCTOR HAS ADVISED ME LIVOGEN N I AM 18 WEEKS PREGNANT........IS IT GOOD TO TAKE THIS TABLET RITE NOW..??? ## why we r used livogen cabtabs ? and this tablet is used in TB ? ## Heart problem are given......... ## I have a hair loss prblm.the doctor has said to me to take livogen tablets for 15days after breakfast. Can I know the benefit s ## In hairfall the doctor was suggested me livogen tabs bcoz he said my harmones are suggest these tabs are good or harmful to health. ## My sis in law i...
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folic acid all 9 tab
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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 tablet is prescribed by doctor. Folic acid I am taking since 1 month. ## I have the same question,do u gt answer I am trying to conceive can i take folic acid wid all 9 boh ## Folic acid needs to be taken 3 months prior to planning pregnancy and needs to be taken thruout your 9 months unless told by the doc not to, or any dosage changes. If folic acid is not taken the babies brain development will not be optimum, and also chances of heart disease n depression anemia etc are more. I just got off a phone call from my doc and she said this. Also use threptin biscuits, which are a huge protein source 4 nos a day. also 4 egg whites when u get pregnant and 2 egg white 1 mont...
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how does ilvitrim help me when hiv positive
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I tested HIV+ last year in December and since then i have been taking the Ilvitrim tablets but i am always having an itchy rash on my vagina. Is it due to the ilvirtrim or what, as i also suffer from lower abdominal pains? i did a consultation and did some scans and they told me there is nothing wrong. How dangerous is low blood pressure as i am anemic when HIV+? I also take multivitamins, B-tabs, iron and the folic acid along with the ilvitrim. ## Ilvitrim contains the active ingredients Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim, it's commonly prescribed in many countries under the name Bactrim, it is an antibiotic, used to treat or prevent infection. Being HIV positive can make you much more prone to getting infections. As to the vaginal rash and itching, it may be due to a yeast infectio...
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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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