Medicine Overview of Folik Plus Tablet
Side Effects of Folik Plus are Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Drowsiness, Lightheadedness.
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. Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: doxylamine, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) and folic acid which treat nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy. Doxylamine is an antihistamine which works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine), thereby controlling nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) is a form of vitamin B which possesses anti-nausea properties. Folic is also a form of vitamin B which provides essential nutrients.
In Depth Information on Folik Plus Tablet
Folik Plus Tablet related warnings
Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Folik Plus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Folik Plus Tablet
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Folik Plus?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Folik Plus can cause increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of nausea or vomiting which is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can the use of Folik Plus cause drowsiness or sleepiness?
Yes, one of the common side effect of Folik Plus is drowsiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention. Do not drink alcohol or take any medicines that may depress the central nervous system like cough and cold medicines, certain pain medicines, and medicines that help you sleep, while you are taking Folik Plus. Severe drowsiness can happen or become worse and may cause falls or accidents.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Folik Plus?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Folik Plus. This medicine can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your healthcare provider if you are advised to take this medicine while you are breastfeeding.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Folik Plus?
No, Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Folik Plus. Drinking alcohol will increase the severity of drowsiness/sleepiness caused by Folik Plus.
Q. Can the use of Folik Plus cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Folik Plus can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water; Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.
Q. Can a pregnant woman take Folik Plus?
Yes, it is safe to take Folik Plus in pregnant women. This medicine is used to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnant women whose symptoms have not improved after changing their diet or using other non-medicine treatments.
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