Foltx is a type of multivitamin, used as a supplement for diets treating or preventing vitamin deficiency. Vitamin deficiencies (lack of vitamins) can be caused by illness, pregnancy, poor nutrition, digestive disorders, and many other conditions.
Before using Foltx, tell your doctor if you are/have:
- Allergic to Foltx or to any other drugs
- You are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
- Are breast-feeding a baby
- A history of blood problems (such as pernicious anemia)
- A decreased amount of vitamin B12 in your body
Precaution, while using Foltx:
Avoid taking more than one multivitamin product at the same time. Do not take this medication with milk, other dairy products, calcium supplements, or antacids that contain calcium. Calcium may make it harder for your body to absorb certain ingredients of the multivitamin. Also avoid the regular use of salt substitutes in your diet if your multivitamin contains potassium. If you are on a low-salt diet, ask your doctor before taking a vitamin or mineral supplement. Do not use such medicine that have contain of Folic acid. Do not drive, operate machinery or do anything else that could be dangerous as Foltx may cause drowsiness. Inform your doctor if you are using medicine such diuretics (water pills); heart or blood pressure medications or an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
- Itching, tingling or numbness of fingers or toes
- Difficulty walking, loss of muscle coordination
- Difficulty grasping with your hands
- Upset stomach
- Unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth
- An allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, or trouble breathing
- Diarrhea or drowsiness
How to prevent yourself from vitamin deficiency.
Vitamins, in small amounts, are necessary for proper growth and functioning of your body. They are organic substances that do not provide calories. Your body does not produce vitamins (except Vitamin D because it can be formed when your skin is exposed to the sun).
Eat a minimum of 5 servings of vegetables and fruits everyday for fiber, vitamin C and other antioxidant vitamins. Consume less cholesterol and saturated fats products. Control high blood pressure and diabetes, lose excess weight, and do daily exercises. Stop smoking.
Symptoms that indicate you are lacking certain vitamins:
Vitamin A Dry skin, dry eyes, and blindness in advanced case (Xerophthalmia Syndrome)
Vitamin D Weak and deformed bones (Osteomalacia Syndrome)
Vitamin K Decreased blood clotting factors, leading to increased risk of bleeding (Hypoprothrombinemia Syndrome)
Vitamin E Anemia
Vitamin C Weakened tissues and bleeding (Scurvy Syndrome)
Vitamin Thiamin Brain, nerve, and heart damage (Beriberi Syndrome)
Vitamin Niacin Skin inflammation, diarrhea, dementia, and nerve damage (Pellagra Syndrome)
Folic Acid Anemia
B12 Anemia, nerve damage, and dementia
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