Folvite 5 Mg
US Brand Name
Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid)
What Is The Generic Name For Folvite 5 Mg?
Folic Acid is the generic version for Folvite 5 mg
Which US Brand is Equivalent To Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid)?
- Folic Acid
About Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid)
Folvite 5 mg contains an active ingredient, Folic Acid, which is a naturally occurring form of Vitamin B necessary for maintaining very important functions in the body. It is used as a medicine to treat certain forms of anemia caused due to deficiency of Folic acid. It is available at all the leading pharmacies, medical supply stores, and drugstores and can be given by doctor’s prescription only.
Pfizer Ltd. is one of the top leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Folvite 5 mg.
Folvite 5 mg contains an active ingredient, Folic Acid, 5 mg. It is also available in the various strengths at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid)?
Folvite 5 mg is used in the treatment of:
- Megaloblastic Anemia
- Folic acid deficiency
- Supplementation during pregnancy
How Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid) Works?
Folvite 5 mg contains an active ingredient, Folic Acid. It works closely with Vitamin B12 to help to make Red Blood Cells and Iron, work properly in the body.
Before You Use Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid):
- Make sure that you are not allergic to it.
- Make sure that your doctor knows about your medical history
What Should You Avoid While Taking Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid)?
- You should avoid taking alcohol
- Other Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid)?
You should not take Folvite 5 mg if you:
Have ever noticed any allergy to it
Tell Your Doctor If You:
- Have Allergy To The Tablet
- Are pregnant or breastfeeding
- Are anemic
- Are taking Alcohol or Other Drugs
Folvite 5 mg contains an active ingredient, Folic Acid. It is available in various strengths and should be given on prescription only. You should consult your doctor for dosage and time because age and severity of the disease differ from person to person and it can be judged by your doctor only.
Adults are advised to take Folvite 5 mg at a fixed time as instructed by your Doctor. You may take it with or without a meal.
How Much Of The Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid) to Be Used?
Folvite 5 mg is available in various strengths at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores. Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Folvite 5 mg.
How To Take The Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid)?
Folvite 5 mg dose should be taken at a fixed time as directed by your doctor. You should swallow the tablet as a whole with water. Do not try to chew or crush it. It is better to take it with or without food.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid)?
You are always advised to take Folvite 5 mg as prescribed by your doctor. Do not start/stop using this medicine yourself. Follow all the instructions given by the doctor. You are not advised to take it in a smaller or larger amount or for a longer time than recommended.
Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect an Overdose.
You should try to take every dose of Folvite 5 mg at a fixed time. A missed dose of Folvite 5 mg should be taken as soon as you remember. You should skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose.
What Are The Side Effects Of The Folvite 5 Mg (Folic Acid)?
- Itching or rash
- Stomach discomfort and pain
- Weakness and general discomfort
- Difficulty in breathing
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines have been reported to interact with Folvite 5 mg. It can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on other medications. It interacts with the following medicine:
This medicine interacts with disease conditions like:
Warning And Precaution:
Taking Folic Acid alone is not a good therapy in the treatment of Pernicious/Megaloblastic Anemia. Vitamin B12 is important to complete the therapy of Folic acid.
Things To Remember:
- Keep out of reach of children
- Always read the information written on the leaflet of medicine.
- Always consult your doctor if you have any doubt regarding the dose, time and strength of the Tablet.
- It should be given to Anemic and pregnant women.
- Folvite 5 mg should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this tablet before completion of the course.
Store the Folvite 5 mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and tablets are not damaged.