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(Generic alternative to Folic Acid)

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90 Tablet


What is Folic Acid/Folate used for?

This medicine is used to treat anemia (low red blood cell count) due to a deficiency of folic acid which may be caused by digestive disorders, poor diet, pregnancy, infancy, or childhood.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is only to be used by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Folic Acid/Folate be stored?

Store between 59 and 86 degrees F. Protect from light and moisture.

General drug information:

General Information

When should Folic Acid/Folate not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine

What precautions should I follow when taking Folic Acid/Folate?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine if you are an alcoholic if you have epilepsy if you have anemia not caused by folic acid deficiency or caused by vitamin B12 deficiency if you have any disease that requires anticonvulsant or antimetabolite medications if you have any other medical condition

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Folic Acid/Folate?

This medicine should be used with caution when using phenytoin, isoniazid, primidone, barbiturates, oral contraceptives, ethanol, sulfasalazine, cycloserine, glutethamide, methotrexate, pyrimethamine, trimethoprin and triamterene.

What are the side effects of Folic Acid/Folate?

Most severe:  Difficulty breathing; increase in seizures in certain patients.

Most common:  Flushing; rash; itching; general body discomfort; loss of appetite; nausea; stomach bloating; gas; bitter or bad taste in mouth.

Other:  Change in sleeping patterns; difficulty concentrating; irritability; hyperactivity; excitability; depression; confusion; impaired judgment.

How should I take Folic Acid/Folate?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depends on many factors, including the condition being treated, your age, and weight. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. This medicine may cause difficulty concentrating or impaired judgment. Lab test will be required to monitor therapy. Be sure to keep appointments. Do not stop taking this medicine without checking with your health care provider. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medicine. Do not take more medicine than is prescribed unless advised to do so by your doctor or health care provider. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your health care provider. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your doctor. If more than one dose is missed, contact your doctor or pharmacist.