Folbic

Active Ingredient(s): Cyanocobalamin + Folic Acid + Pyridoxine
Category: Vitamins & Supplements



Folbic Overview

Folate, distinct forms of which are known as folic acid, folacin, and vitamin B9,[7] is one of the B vitamins.[4] Folate is essential for the body to make DNA, RNA, and metabolise amino acids, which are required for cell division.[8][9] As humans cannot make folate, it is required from the diet, making it an essential vitamin.[10] The recommended adult daily intake of folate in the U.S. is 400 micrograms from food...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folic_Acid

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Folic Acid - converting micrograms to milligrams

Hello. I'm on Methotrexate for my Rheumatoid Arthritis and my Dr writes me two 2mg of folic acid to reduce the side effects. I ran out of my script because my Pharmacy ran out and has not gotten them in yet. This has been over a week. I'm experiencing side effects and bought otc folic acid. The highest dose is 450 micrograms. How many of the microgram pills do i need to take to make 4 milligrams? Please help me. The worst side effects are blisters on my face that pop and make me look like I got burnt or pick my skin off, etc.

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Folbic; Vite-Vert Forte

Wife uses Folbic and has for several years (colonectomy). I am retired and have been forced to change insurance. New insurance (AARP Medicare Rx) forces me to use selected pharmacies (for us Walgreens). Walgreens doesn't have Folbic and forced me to buy Vite-Virt Forte for 73.17 (90 Tabs). I think this is a lot more than I paid for Folbic. Can anyone else validate this? ## I am also a Walgreens customer and was told Folbic was no longer available. I was changed to Vert-Vite, but seem to be having an allergic reaction. It also seemed to be more expensive. Can anyone verify if Folbic is still available somewhere besides Walgreens? Thank you! ## From my findings there don't appear to be any official announcements stating that Folbic is off the market. However, a drug monograph by N...

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Folbic Tab Oval pink pill with B384

Folbic Tab Brenckrdg an oval pill pink with b384 on it . Will it help with memory ? also how long can you take this pill? ## Hi Betty. The Folbic tablets contain Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) 2 mg + Folic Acid 2.5 mg + Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) 25 mg - in other words, they are a B vitamin supplement. Vitamin B6 is thought to have a number of therapeutic benefits, including improved memory. "A double-blind, placebo controlled study found that memory improved in elderly men that supplemented with pyridoxine, according to the Linus Pauling Institute. However, more research is needed to determine if pyridoxine improves cognition in unimpaired individuals." [1] With that said, you should be able to continue taking this supplement as long as your doctor continues to say it is okay becaus...

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Methylated Folate

I am Homozygous MTHFR. My hematologist prescribed Folbic Tablets. Is the folate in the Folbic methylated? I have other resources telling me that it needs to be methylated Folate and to also take B12 Methylcobalamin.

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Folbic and stomach problems

Can taking Folbic daily cause stomach problems. I have had pain bloating and gas since starting this med. about 2weeks after taking this I started having problems. ## Hello, Martha! How are you? Yes, with these potent multivitamins, the FDA does list them as potentially causing such side effects, in some people that take them. You may also experience nausea and constipation. How long will you be taking it? ## Not sure, I have west Nile so my neurologist put me on folbic in February. I will see her in November and in the mean time she said I needed the folbic and she didn't think this would hurt my stomach. It has gotten some better since my gi Doctor is giving me carafate and if xifaxim.

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MTHFR, Parkinson's Disease,homocysteine

I read 'Parkinsons Disease treatment guide for physicians' by Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog.He discusses use of the following:Folic acid 2.5 mg(I would prefer L-methyfolate), B6 25 mg ,B12 1 or 2 mg. I have the MTHFR mutation: compound heterozygosity c.665C.>T?1268A>C. This defect may lead to early arteriosclerotic vascular disease or venous thrombosis and toxicity from medications affecting folate metabolism. I have a homocysteine level on the high side of normal(three times the low level). This doctor gives his patients this vitamin combo because levodopa can cause high elevation of homocysteine is associated with the above diseases. Has anyone been prescribed this combo for PD by their neurologist or cardiologist? Which generic brand of Folbic or the others in this group contains

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foltx v folbic

Please advise me as to whether folbic is the sane as foltx. I have C.A.D. and I have been prescribed foltx but have been given folbic. ## Yep, they are the same thing, Foltx is just a Brand name I believe, and folbic is the generic name ## SAME THING, 2 DIFF BRANDS, FOLIC ACID 2.5MG, B6 25 MG, B12 2 MG ## It is very common for the pharmacy to give you a generic, cheaper version of the prescription unless you, or your doctor say it must be the name brand. ## TOOK METANX AFTER 3 DAYS HAD STOMACH CRAMPS DOCTOR RECOMMENDED FLOTX WENT TO PHARMACY THEY SAID I COULD TAKE B COMPLEX WITH FOLIC ACID MAYBE A GOOD IDEA?? ## Folbic and Foltx had minor differences and substituting one for the other used to be no problem. Now the new reformulated Foltx has L-methylfolate instead of folic acid. L-Methy...

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Folbic for memory help

Does folbic help with memory loss? My mom has taken it for two weeks and no improvement yet ?? ## Hello, Steph! How are you and your mom? The FDA classifies this as just a multivitamin, so the only way it would help was if the memory loss was due to a deficiency in one of the vital nutrients it contains, such as the B12, which is known to help with cognitive function. Its only known typical side effects is nausea, due to its potency. Has this been prescribed for her?

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Folbic vs Folbic RF

does anyone know what the difference is between Folbic and Folbic RF? ## Hi Patty, According to NIH.gov, Folbic tablets contain the following active ingredients: Folacin (Folic Acid) 2.5 mg + Pyridoxine/B6 (25 mg) + Cyanocobalamin/Vitamin B12 (2 mg) Inactive ingredients: Carmine + Croscarmellose Sodium + Dicalcium Phosphate + Hypromellose + Magnesium Silicate + Magnesium Stearate + Microcrystalline Cellulose + Mineral Oil + Riboflavin + Sodium Lauryl Sulfate + Stearic Acid + Titanium Dioxide + Triacetin Folbic RF tablets contain the following active ingredients: Levomefolate (1.13 mg) + Pyridoxine/B6 (25 mg) + Cyanocobalamin/Vitamin B12 (2 mg) Inactive ingredients: FD & C Red No. 40 + FD & C Blue No. 2 + Titanium Dioxide + Triacetin + Polydextrose + Hypromellose + Carnauba wax +...

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folbic tab brenckrdg otc equivalent

Since this is basically a vitamin, what over the counter product would be as effective? ## Hello, Jim! How are you? Since Folbic is classified by the FDA as a very potent prescription multivitamin, there is nothing available over the counter that is as potent, that's why it's prescription only. The best thing to do would be to speak to your doctor and see if there is something close that you can take that may help you. Getting to much of some nutrients can be dangerous, but there are others where it doesn't matter. Potent multivitamins may also cause nausea, after taking them. Are you low in anything in particular? ## Thanks for the reply. Actually it is for my wife. Her blood dr prescribed this and we are on ss making it a hardship paying for meds that insurance will not co...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cyanocobalamin + Folic Acid + Pyridoxine
  • Tablet: 2mg + 2.5mg + 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Folbic: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0615-7575 Folbic (Cyanocobalamin 2 mg / Folic Acid 2.5 mg / Pyridoxine 25 mg) Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs

Drugs with one or more similar ingredients: (14 results)

Related Folbic Topics:

Folbic; Vite-Vert Forte
Wife uses Folbic and has for several years (colonectomy). I am retired and have been forced to change insurance. New ins... 6 replies
Folbic Tab Oval pink pill with B384
Folbic Tab Brenckrdg an oval pill pink with b384 on it . Will it help with memory ? also how long can you take this pill... 6 replies
Folbic
What is Folbic used for besides vitamin deficiency? ## It is also used to treat some heart and vessel diseases as it has... 4 replies
FOLBIC TAB BRENCKRDG
oval shape, color is pink ## I dont know if this is causing it but I am a runner and coincidentally around when I starte... 4 replies
folbic tabs
need to know supplement facts ## "Folbic is a multivitamin, commonly used as a supplement to prevent/treat vitamin d... 3 replies
Folbic and stomach problems
Can taking Folbic daily cause stomach problems. I have had pain bloating and gas since starting this med. about 2weeks a... 2 replies
Folbic vs Folbic RF
does anyone know what the difference is between Folbic and Folbic RF? ## Hi Patty, According to NIH.gov, Folbic tablets ... 2 replies
folbic tab brenckrdg otc equivalent
Since this is basically a vitamin, what over the counter product would be as effective? ## Hello, Jim! How are you? Sinc... 2 replies
Folbic and pregnancy
I am taking folbic for high homocysteine levels and am considering becoming pregnant. Is there any research on the effec... 2 replies
Folbic for memory help
Does folbic help with memory loss? My mom has taken it for two weeks and no improvement yet ?? ## Hello, Steph! How are ... 1 reply




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