Folicon 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Folicon 5mg Tablet

Primarily used for

Iron deficiency anemia, Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
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Medicine Overview of Folicon Tablet

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Uses of Folicon Tablet

Folicon 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of Folicon Tablet

Common

Nausea, Abdominal distension, Decreased appetite, Flatulence.

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How to use Folicon 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 Folicon 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Folicon 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 Folicon Tablet

Expert advice for Folicon 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Folicon 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Folicon 5mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, incr
eased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
SAFE
Folicon 5mg 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
Folicon 5mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Folicon 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Folicon
5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Beetal Tablet, Emgard 30mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Folicon 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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