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Vitafol 5mg Tablet

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Vitafol 5 MG Description

Vitafol tablet is a vitamin supplement that contains folic acid (vitamin B9) as an active ingredient. Folic acid is one of the key vitamins. It is required for many physiological reactions including D...
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ContainsVitamin B9 / Folic Acid / Folate(5.0 Mg)
ClassificationVITAMIN
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Ingredients and Benefits

Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid: One of the essential vitamins which play a vital role in DNA and amino acids synthesis. It is crucial for cell division and the development of blood cells. It is essential fo...
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Uses of Vitafol 5 MG

  • For treatment and prevention of iron and folic acid deficiency i.e. anaemia, characterised by weakness, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, headache, irritability and difficulty in concentration.
  • As a supplement to prevent nutritional deficiency during pregnancy, breastfeeding after surgery or in conditions of nutritional malabsorption.

Precautions and Warnings of Vitafol 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 You have any planned surgery or operation. You may be asked to stop taking these products at least 2-3 weeks ahe...
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  • 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 Vitafol 5 MG

  • Take this supplement as advised by your doctor.
  • Preferably take it one hour before a meal, avoid taking tea or coffee along with the supplement.
  • You should not consume dietary supplement more than the stated recommended daily dose.

Storage and disposal of Vitafol 5 MG

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

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the natural sources of Folic acid?

  • Meat, liver, egg, seafood, dairy products etc.
  • Vegetables, leafy greens, spinach, lettuce, asparagus, brussels sprouts, spinach and mustard green
  • Fruits like bananas, melons, strawberries and fruit juices (especially lemon, oranges and orange juice)
  • 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 are the signs of anaemia due to folic acid deficiency?

A: Folate or folic acid deficiency can lead to anaemia, and may cause symptoms like lack of energy, pale skin, decreased appetite, diarrhoea, irritability, or a smooth, tender tongue.

Q: What is Vitafol tablet used for?

A: Vitafol tablet is used to treat & prevent folic acid deficiency anaemia, characterised by weakness, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, headache, irritability and difficulty in concentration.

Q: When should I eat Vitafol tablet?

A: Vitafol tablet 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.
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VITAFOL
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30/10/2022

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