FOLICAN TABLET

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Med Manor Organics Pvt Ltd

Composition for FOLICAN 5MG TABLET

Primarily used for

Iron Deficiency Anemia, anemia due to chronic kidney disease
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Alcohol
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₹1.5/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of FOLICAN TABLET

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Uses of FOLICAN TABLET

Folican tablet is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of FOLICAN TABLET

Common

Nausea, Abdominal distension, Decreased appetite, Flatulence.

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How to use FOLICAN TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Folican tablet at a fixed time.

How FOLICAN TABLET works

Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins and is necessary for the normal production and maturation of red blood cells..

In Depth Information on FOLICAN TABLET

Expert advice for FOLICAN TABLET

  • Do not take folic acid, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to folic acid or any of the other ingredients.
  • Talk to your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for FOLICAN TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Folican tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increase
d heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
SAFE
Folican tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.

Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
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Lactation
SAFE
Folican tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION, BEETAL TABLET, EMGARD 30MG TABLET, SAZO 1000MG TABLET DR

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Folic Acid, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FOLICAN 5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Folic Acid

Q. Does folic acid contain iron?
Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins
Q. Can I take folic acid with iron supplement?
It does not contain iron and can be taken with iron supplement
Q. Does vitamin D have folic acid?
Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins and it does not have Vitamin D
Q. Is folic acid good for everyone/skin/health/polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)/hair loss/anemia?
Everyone needs folic acid for good health. It is good for skin, hair, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and anemia. However, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding the use of folic acid
Q. What is Folvite/ Fol123/ Folvite MB tablet used for?
Folvite/ Fol123/ Folvite MB are the trade names for active drug folic acid. Folvite contains only folic acid which is a component of the B group of vitamins. While Fol123/ Folvite MB, in addition to folic acid also has other forms of vitamin B. In addition folic acid is also used for prevention of folate deficiency caused by some medicines (e.g. phenytoin, phenobarbital and primidone used to treat epilepsy), folate deficiency caused by long-term red blood cell damage or kidney dialysis However, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and duration of use of folic acid
Q. How long can I take folic acid for?
Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration
Q. Does folic acid have side effects increase weight/acidity?
Folic acid may have rare side effect like acidity, while it has no known effect on weight gain
Q. Can I take folic acid with birth control?
Folic acid supplementation does not affect birth control, and can be taken if you are suffering from anemia due to folic acid deficiency However, always follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and duration of use of folic acid
Q. Can I take folic acid with methotrexate/warfarin/calcium/metformin/antibiotics?
Folic acid may interact with medicines such as methotrexate/sulfonamide antibiotics (sulfasalazine, cotrimoxazole etc). It has no known effect if taken with warfarin/calcium/ metformin.
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