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Folvite 5mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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30 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Folvite tablet is a vitamin supplement. It contains Folic acid (Vitamin B9) as an active ingredient. Folic acid is one of the key vitamins required for many physiological reactions including DNA, prot...
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ContainsVitamin B9 / Folic Acid / Folate(5.0 Mg)
UsesFolic acid deficiency and anaemia
ClassificationVITAMIN
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Ingredients and Benefits

  • Folvite tablet contains Vitamin B9, also known as Folic acid. Folic acid plays a vital role in DNA and amino acids synthesis. It is crucial for cell division and the development of blood cells.
  • It is essential for the development of the brain and spinal cord of the growing foetus. Deficiency of Folic acid during pregnancy can lead to birth defects, premature or low birth weight baby.

Uses of Folvite 5 MG

  • Folvite tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of Folic acid deficiency i.e. anaemia, characterised by weakness, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, headache, irritability and difficulty in con...
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  • As a supplement to prevent nutritional deficiency during pregnancy, breastfeeding after surgery or in conditions of nutritional malabsorption.

Precautions and Warnings of Folvite 5 MG

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any existing medical condition like diabetes, hypertension, kidney or liver problem.
  • You are on other medications, supplements or following any complementary or integrative health approaches.
  • You should not take this supplement if you are allergic to any of the component of this supplement.
  • You have any planned surgery or operation. You may be asked to stop taking these products at least 2-3 weeks ahead of the procedure.
  • Dietary supplements are intended to supplement the diets of some people and should not be a substitute for a well-balanced, varied diet and a healthy lifestyle.

Directions for Use of Folvite 5 MG

  • Take Folvite tablet as advised by your doctor, preferably one hour before a meal.
  • You should avoid taking tea or coffee along with Folvite tablets.
  • You should not consume Folvite tablet more than the stated, recommended daily dose.

Storage and disposal of Folvite 5 MG

  • Should be stored in a cool and dry place.
  •  Keep it out of the reach of children.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the natural sources of Folic acid?

A: Folic acid is naturally present in a variety of foods such meat, liver, egg, seafood, dairy products, vegetables, leafy greens, spinach, lettuce, asparagus, sprouts, spinach, mustard green, bananas, melons, strawberries and fruit juices (especially lemon, oranges and orange juice). They are also found in nuts, beans, peas, peanuts, black-eyed peas and kidney beans.

Q: Why Is Folic Acid Important for Pregnant Women?

A: Folic acid can help prevent birth defects in the brain or spine. These structures are formed from your baby’s neural tube early in pregnancy, which is why it's crucial to get enough Folic acid in the first trimester.

Q: What is Folvite used for?

A: Folvite is used for the treatment of folic acid deficiency anaemia also known as megaloblastic anaemia. It is also used as a nutritional supplement during pregnancy,

Q: Can I take Folvite tablet pregnancy?

A: Yes, you may take this tablet during pregnancy. However, it would be best to consult a doctor before taking any supplement or medicine during pregnancy.

Q: What is the best time to take Folvite?

A: Folvite should preferably be taken an hour before the meal or as suggested by the physician. Also, avoid taking tea or coffee along with the supplement. Try to take it regularly for the best results. Do not skip doses frequently.

Q: Does Folvite cause gas?

A: Usually, Folvite does not cause any side effects if taken in recommended stated dose. However, you may rarely experience bloating or gas as a side effect. If you experience such kinds of symptoms persistently, inform the doctor.

Q: Can I take Folvite tablet for mouth ulcers?

A: Mouth ulcers can be due to various reasons. Folic acid deficiency may cause mouth sores or oral ulcers. This medicine may be used to treat mouth ulcers. Do not self medicate.
Product Details
Brand
FOLVITE
Expires on or After
19/08/2022
Last Updated on: 09 May 2022 | 10:47 PM (IST)
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