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Folic Acid

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

Folic Acid Overview

Folic acid or folate is a B vitamin. It is also referred to as vitamin [citation needed], vitamin M, vitamin B9,[4] vitamin Bc[5] (or folacin), pteroyl-L-glutamic acid, and pteroyl-L-glutamate .[6] The term folate is often used in the food supplement industry to denote a difference with folic acid; in chemistry the term folate refers to the ion and folic acid to the protonated ion, which both co-exist in water. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and the International Union ...

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Can a hepetitis B positive be cured by Alpha Folic Acid, that he gets by eating of foods?
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Alpha Folic Acid I have got hepetitis B. I heared from one of TV medical program that medicine for this problem is Alpha Folic Acid. i- I do not understand, what kinde of medecine it is. what should be the dosage and for how long should I take it, what would be the side affects of using it. ii- Can a hepetitis B positive be cured by Alpha Folic Acid, that he gets by eating of foods? ## No. It take more than one ingredient in this recipe. I have developed a very effective protocol that has cleared myself and many others of the scourge of Hep C, B, D etc.
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how do ilvitrim helps me when hiv possitive
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becuse i tested HIV+ last year December and since then i am taking the Ilvitrim tablets but i am always having an itchy rush on my vagina ia is the ilvirtrim or what as i also suffer from lower abdominal pains i did consult did some scans and they told me there is nothing wrong. How dangerous is low bood pressure as i am anemi when HIV+ because i also take multivitamins,B-tabs,pherous amd the folic acids 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 infection, which could be ...
Updated 6 days ago.
Ovacet, folic acid
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Dear sir, Am 28 year old girl...i have irregular periods.its around 55-60 days self and my husband met a doctor..she said to take ovacet and folic acid for every day...after that I got my periods around 35days..but its not normal..and after 35 days I got normal periods....but again I got a periods after 60days. could you advise how to get regular periods. we are worrying about getting pregnant due to irregular periods. so please help us Regards, Birundha
Updated 10 days ago.
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 cos i would really like to fall 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 cos 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 sores in virgi...
Updated 10 days ago.
Cobadex Forte Side Effects
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the side effect of cobadex forte ## Cobadex Forte is a nutritional supplement that contains a complex of B vitamins, with Folic Acid and vitamin C, it is used to treat or prevent the conditions associated with a lack of these vital nutrients. As such, however, it has not been studied for side effects, as is done for regular prescription drugs, but some people do report some nausea, after taking it. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi I want to ask to you that Becosule capsule and Cobadex Forte both are same. If same then which products better for uses. Cobadex Forte or Becosule capsule. And one more things ask that can we use regular basis this product without any disease. and please about the doses in a day. And mostly my face up to fungus problem and then taken the fluconazo...
Updated 14 days ago.
why the use of ecosprin 75
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hello doctor my name is seema & I am 22 weeks pregnant. Dr said to have ecosprin 75 I had 1 miscarriage before.I have been taking this medicine from the first day of my conception as per doctor advise.1.I want to ask if there is any side effects & risk factor on this medicine.2.what time is best to have this medicine. 3. Is it safe to use the ecosprin-75mg drug till 34 weeks since doctor suggest's? 4. will the ecosprin 75mg tablet affect my baby's organs growth? 5. what would be the reason for this tablet prescribed to me for? ## Hi doctor...i m tarun i m 21 weeks pregnant... after ultrasound my doctor prescribed me to teke ecosprin 75 ... i want to know the use of this medicine ## hello doctor, my name is lokendra. my wife is 23 now and before 2 months, she lost h...
Updated 15 days ago.
ls folic acid & vitamin b11 are same
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Wanted to know whether folic acid & b11 are same? If not then what's the name under b11 is marketed? Thnks
Updated 21 days ago.
Fertyl Tablet
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I took fertyl tablet this month for 5days..will i conceive this month itself ## I I took fertyl tablet this month for 5 days .. will I conceive this month itself. ## I am using fertyl m and maxoza sachet will it increase sperm quality at what percentage ## i am trying to conceive. doctor gave me 3 tablets fertyl tablet for 5 days rest of this 2 tablets evion 200 and folic acid tablet 5mg for whole month. pls advies me i m taking correct tablets or not Thank you
Updated 27 days ago.
what time should be take the cherifer pgm effectively
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best time to take the cherifer pgm ## Did your doctor provide any instructions? Cherifer PGM contains: Chlorella Growth Factor (CGF) 200 mg, Zn (elemental) 15 mg, taurine 200 mg, vit A 2,756 iu, vit D 400 iu, thiamine HCl 1.95 mg, riboflavin 1.95 mg, niacinamide 35 mg, pyridoxine HCl 3 mg, cyanocobalamin 3 mcg, folic acid 250 mcg, vit C 100 mg, Fe 17 mg, Ca phosphate 150 mg, Mg oxide 7.5 mg and copper sulfate 1 mg. So it is a multivitamin supplement. Some people experience some nausea when taking it, so you may want to take it a little while before eating. Due to the energy boost that vitamins can also give, it is usually best to take it in the morning, rather than at night. ## how many times do i have to take cherifer pgm a day?? ## I dont know :) ## once a day only on other site ## i ...
Updated 1 month ago.
folic acid tablets i p 5mg side effect
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My wife was taken Folic acid tablets IP 5 mg twice in daily basis for last 7 days. Now we are comes to know that my wife was pregnant. Can you tell me IP 5 mg full-form and also i want to know if she is take it as on continuous basis then it is harm for his. Kindly suggest me.
Updated 1 month ago.

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.

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