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, also known as folate, is one of the B vitamins.[2] It is used as a supplement during pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects (NTDs). It is also used to treat anemia caused by folic acid deficiency.[2] More than 50 countries require fortification of certain foods with folic acid as a measure to decrease the rate of NTDs in the population.[7][8] Folic acid has not been found to be useful to treat or prevent heart disease. It may be given by mouth or by injection.[2] There are no co...

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obynal m multivitamins
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obynal m ## This is a Prenatal vitamin, commonly given to women who are trying to become pregnant, are pregnant or have recently had a baby. They contain: Vit A 5,000 iu, vit B1 3 mg, vit B2 3 mg, vit B6 10 mg, vit B12 6 mcg, vit C 100 mg, vit D 200 iu, vit E 30 iu, niacinamide 20 mg, Ca pantothenate 6 mg, folic acid 250 mcg, Fe fumarate (equiv to elemental Fe 18.95 mg) 60 mg, Ca lactate 250 mg, iodine 150 mcg, Mg 5 mg, manganese 1 mg, copper 500 mcg, Zn 500 mcg and fluoride 500 mcg. They should be taken one daily, unless you doctor has instructed you otherwise. Do you have any questions? ## is it possible to take obynal m multivitamins and folic acid folart 5mg at the same time during pregnancy? ## Is it possible to take iberet-folic during pregnancy? ## yes of course, but ask your OB ...
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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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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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Can Folic Acid folart help me to get pregnant
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i am not pregnant and yet has a polycysticsyndrome, and undergo removal of polyp (polypectomy) last jan. 2011, my question is does the folic acid (folart) can help me to get pregnant? what are the contributions of the said drugs to me, anyone can help me or give advise how can i get pregnant, thanks ## Folic Acid is a nutritional supplement, it is essential to your health and no, it will not help you get pregnant, but when someone is pregnant, it is very important that they have enough of this to prevent birth defects in the baby. As to getting pregnant, what has your doctor advised? If you are suffering from a fertility problem, there are certain medications that they can prescribe that may help. ## I have polycystic ovaries and the doctor advised me to take 5mg Folart folic acid for 3...
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Nervex Bt Tablet
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doctor prescribe Nervex bt capsules for me. I would like to know for what ailment this is given. ## please let me know this halal. ## The Nervex BT is on of the most common medicine consumed by millions of Muslims. It is marked by a Brown dot. Therefore i would be really thankfull if u can let me know what kind of animal fat used in it or whether is it "hallal" ? (Does it contains any pork fat or anything related to PORK). ## @SIDA, I'm honestly surprised that your doctor gave you a prescription for a medication without telling you what it was used for. Something just doesn't make sense about that. Did you happen to go in and get any blood work done or perhaps a diagnoses indicating that you even needed this supplement? Nervex is simply a prescription-based multivitamin ...
Updated 16 days ago.
Want to get my period back
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My name is Blessing. I am almost 48yrs old. I have only one child. I desire to have another one at least a boy God willingly to make my husband happy. I have not been seeing my period and whenever it comes, it will be so scanty. I've been taking folic acid as directed by my doctor. I've also been told to undergo a hormone profile but I know that this would require that I see my menses in order to do that . Please what drug do I take to see this period in order to have my hormone profile done and secondly too what can enhance my fertility? Thanks.
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Use Of Nurokind More Tablet
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Sir i am using long time neurokind more tablets it is good for health there is any side effect please give me a useful advice ## Nurokind-More is a nutritional supplement that contains Methycobalamin, Zinc, Calacium, Folic Acid, Nicotinamide, Chromium and Vitamins B1 and B6. These nutrients are all important to your overall health and a lack in them could cause some serious medical problems, however, it is also important not to take too much, because that can also be dangerous. Since this is not an actual drug, its side effect profile has not been studied, as is done for medications, but some people do report experiencing some nausea after taking them. Are there any other questions? ## when is nuroking-more tablet is to be taken ( morning,afternoon or evening) ## what kind of disease nu...
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benefits of taking hosit tablets and any side effects
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contains vitamin b6, b12 and folic acid and manufactured by emcure ## i need information of hosit tablet by emcure ## HOSIT TABLET ## i have get this one tablet on day. my spam counting is 18.5 million. this tablet ok for my problem. ## Hi, I am taking HISIT tablet . I want to know about this drug benefits & side effects ## what are the benifits and side effects of hosit tablets? ## I am also taking HOSIT. I want to know the side effects & benefits so pl. reply me ## I am taking Hosit on every Sunday night - once per week. I had U.C. and slight heart problems in the past for which I take medicine. Is Hosit once per week enough. ## I'm taking hosist xt tablet I want to know the benefits and side effects. of the drug ## am taking Abyvita and what is the side effect and will ab...
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Folic Acid Methylcobalamin Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
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why Folic Acid Methylcobalamin Pyridoxine Hydrochloride are used ## Hi santhu, The ingredients mentioned in your description are simply B Vitamins; used primarily for treating deficiencies in each of those nutrients. Folic acid is Vitamin B9, Methylcobalamin is Vitamin B12, & Pyridoxine is Vitamin B6 Learn More: B-Complex Vitamin Details I hope this helps! ## Folic acid+methylcoblamine+pyridoxine+DHA combination brand name
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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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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: (67 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.
  • 47 more results ...

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... 22 replies
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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
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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
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