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] It is used as a supplement by women to prevent neural tube defects (NTDs) developing during pregnancy. It is also used to treat anemia caused by folic acid deficiency.[1] More than 50 countries require fortification of certain foods with folic acid as a measure to decrease the rate of NTDs in the population.[6][7] Long term supplementation is also associated with small reductions in the risk of stroke and cardi...

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tab fol x t for pregnancy
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I have been given FOL xt , ecosprin 75 and mosiba tablets duringy 7th week of pregnancy. Pls suggest as how they r helpful. Is the amount of folic acid needed sufficient in these dosages ## As I taken fol xt now ihav 8 week of my pregnancy wat use by this plz suggest me
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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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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 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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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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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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Ferritin intravenous inj.
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I am a heart patient with low iron and have been advised to take Ferritin inj... Is it advisable? ## Your iron being low is far more dangerous than undergoing to treatments to rectify the problem, according to the NIH. However, you should be made aware that some side effects may persist for the rest of your life, such as headaches and joint pain. What other medications do you take? Some of them may be contributing to the problem. ## I am presently on Cardace 2.5 mg Cardivas 6.25 HCQS 200 Dytor 10 Lipicure 20 Ecosprin 75 and meds for Diabetes. I also take a supplement One a Day and Folic Acid Renu
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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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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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Why b long f tablet? benifits side effects? adviced to take for 6 weeks
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why is b long F tablets taken? is side effects ? ## Do you mean Blong F? From what I was able to gather it is supposed to help with ovulation. Also, I believe Blong F is not from the US, but from India. I was unable to gather any side effects due to the limited amount of information. If you have any other quesions or concerns, please post back and I would be happy to help. ## i was advised B-long F for one month. i would like to know the benefits & side effects of this tablet. Also would like to know whether this will be required to be taken for a longer period. ## why do B-Long F tablet used and when should we use B-long F tablet pls let me know ## Please help me : i take b long f before 1 weeks, I feel vomtting & gastic problem, advised me . ## Click on the link below to view ...
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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 ...
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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: (70 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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