10 tablets/blister, 10 blisters/box;1,000 tablets/bottle
AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Folic Acid tablets.
Folic acid tablets are used for preventing and treating low blood levels of folate (folate deficiency), as well as its complications, including tired blood (anemia) and the inability of the bowel to absorb nutrients properly. Folic acid supplement is also used for other conditions commonly associated with folate deficiency, including ulcerative colitis, liver disease, alcoholism, and kidney dialysis.
As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of folic acid supplement. Always consult a doctor or health care professional for medical advice before use. Common side effects include, but may not be limited to skin rash, itching, redness. Seek medical attention if the following develop: nausea, bloating, gas, bitter taste in the mouth, irritability, trouble sleeping.
For a comprehensive list of all possible effects, consult your doctor. If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptom, then please call your doctor immediately.
Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking folic acid.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay, as it does not cause ailment.
Do NOT use folic acid if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. However, ask for your doctors advice before taking this medication.
Use of folic acid during pregnancy or breast feeding is sometimes critical and an important supplement to consider. Consult your doctor or health care professional before having, taking, or using folic acid. All women of childbearing age should take folic acid,
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: adults over 13 years, 400mcg; pregnant women 600mcg; and breast-feeding women, 500mcg. The tolerable upper intake levels (UL) of folate are 300mcg for children 1-3 years of age, 400mcg for children 4-8 years, 600mcg for children 9-13 years, 800 mcg for adolescents 14-18 years, and 1000mcg for everyone over 18 years of age.. Usual dose for children is: the adequate intakes (AI) for infants are 65 mcg for infants 0-6 months and 80 mcg for infants 7-12 months of age. The recommended dietary allowances (RDAs) for folate in DFE, including both food folate and folic acid from fortified foods and supplements are: Children 1-3 years, 150mcg; Children 4-8 years, 200mcg; Children 9-13 years, 300mcg.
Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with folic acid.
- Fosphenytoin (Cerebyx) interacts with folic acid.
- Fosphenytoin (Cerebyx) is used for seizures. The body breaks down fosphenytoin (Cerebyx) to get rid of it. Folic acid can increase how quickly the body breaks down fosphenytoin (Cerebyx). Taking folic acid along with fosphenytoin (Cerebyx) might decrease the effectiveness of fosphenytoin (Cerebyx) for preventing seizures.
- Methotrexate (MTX, Rheumatrex) interacts with folic acid.
- Methotrexate (MTX, Rheumatrex) works by decreasing the effects of folic acid in the body’s cells. Taking folic acid pills along with methotrexate might decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate (MTX, Rheumatrex).
- Phenobarbital (Luminal) interacts with folic acid.
- Phenobarbital (Luminal) is used for seizures. Taking folic acid can decrease how well phenobarbital (Luminal) works for preventing seizures.
- Phenytoin (Dilantin) interacts with folic acid.
- The body breaks down phenytoin (Dilantin) to get rid of it. Folic acid might increase how quickly the body breaks down phenytoin (Dilantin). Taking folic acid and taking phenytoin (Dilantin) might decrease the effectiveness of phenytoin (Dilantin) and increase the possibility of seizures.
- Primidone (Mysoline) interacts with folic acid.
- Primidone (Mysoline) is used for seizures. Folic acid might cause seizure in some people. Taking folic acid can along with primidone (Mysoline) might decrease how well primidone works for preventing seizures.
- Pyrimethamine (Daraprim) interacts with folic acid.
- Pyrimethamine (Daraprim) is used to treat parasite infections. Folic acid might decrease the effectiveness of pyrimethamine (Daraprim) for treating parasite infections.
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