Folvite 5mg Strip Of 45 Tablets
Folvite 5mg Strip Of 45 Tablets
Folvite 5mg Strip Of 45 Tablets

Folvite 5mg Strip Of 45 Tablets

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Medical Description

Folvite tablet is a vitamin supplement that contains folic acid (vitamin B9) as an active ingredient. Folic acid is one of the key vitamins. It is required for many physiological reactions including D...
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ContainsVitamin B9 / Folic Acid / Folate(5.0 Mg)
UsesFolic acid deficiency, nutritional supplement
ClassificationVITAMIN
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Ingredients and Benefits

  • Folvite 5 mg tablet contains vitamin B9, also known as folic acid.
  • Folic acid plays a vital role in DNA and amino acids synthesis.
  • It is crucial for cell division and the development of blood cells.
  • It is essential for the development of the brain and spinal cord of the growing foetus.
  • Deficiency of Folic acid during pregnancy can lead to birth defects, premature or low birth weight baby.

Uses of Folvite 5 MG

  • Folvite tablet is used for the treatment and prevention of folic acid deficiency anaemia, characterised by weakness, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, headache, irritability and difficulty in concentr...
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  • As a supplement to prevent nutritional deficiency during pregnancy, breastfeeding after surgery or in conditions of nutritional malabsorption.

Precautions and Warnings of Folvite 5 MG

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a medical condition or a family history of medical conditions.
  • You are on other medications, supplements or following other complementary or integrative health approaches.
  • You should not take Folvite 5mg tablet if you are allergic to the component of the supplement.
  • If you have planned surgery or operation. You may be asked to stop taking the products at least 2-3 weeks ahead of the procedure.
  • The supplements are intended to supplement the diets of people and should not be a substitute for a well-balanced, varied diet and healthy lifestyle.

Directions for Use of Folvite 5 MG

  • Take Folvite 5mg tablet as advised by the doctor.
  • Preferably take it an hour before the meal, avoid taking tea or coffee along with the supplement.
  • Stop consuming dietary supplements more than the state daily dose.

Storage and disposal of Folvite 5 MG

  • Store Folvite 5mg tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the natural sources of Folic acid?

A: Meat, liver, egg, seafood, dairy products, leafy greens, spinach, lettuce, asparagus, brussels sprouts, spinach, bananas, melons, strawberries, fruit juices (especially lemon, oranges, and orange juice), beans, peas, peanuts, blackeyed peas, and kidney beans.

Q: Why Is Folic Acid important for pregnant women?

A: Folic acid may help to prevent birth defects in the brain or spine. The structures are formed on the baby’s neural tube early in pregnancy, thus it is crucial to get enough folic acid in the first trimester.

Q: Which are the signs of anaemia due to folic acid deficiency?

A: Folate or folic acid deficiency may lead to anaemia and cause symptoms like lack of energy, pale skin, decreased appetite, diarrhoea, irritability or a smooth tender tongue

Q: Will Folvite 5mg tablets delay the periods?

A: Folvite 5mg tablet would not cause a delay in periods. This is a vitamin supplement used to improve low red blood cell levels in the body and for the treatment and prevention of anaemia.

Q: When should I take Folvite 5mg tablet?

A: The dose and frequency of Folvite 5mg tablet will be decided by your doctor. Take Folvite 5mg tablet preferably at the same fixed time. Take it with or without food.

Q: What is Folvite 5mg tablets used for?

A: Folvite tablet is used to treat & prevent folic acid deficiency anaemia, characterised by weakness, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, headache, irritability and difficulty in concentration.

Q: Is Folvite 5mg a vitamin Tablet?

A: Folvite 5mg tablet is a vitamin supplement containing folic acid (vitamin B9) as its active ingredient.

Q: Can Folvite be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Folvite should preferably be taken an hour before the meal or as suggested by the physician. Also, avoid taking tea or coffee along with the supplement. Try to take it regularly for the best results. Do not skip doses frequently.

Q: Does Folvite cause gas?

A: Usually, Folvite does not cause any side effects if taken in recommended stated dose. However, you may rarely experience bloating or gas as a side effect. If you experience such kinds of symptoms persistently, inform the doctor.

Q: Can Folvite increase haemoglobin?

A: Folvite contains folic acid which helps the body to form healthy red blood cells that carry oxygen throughout the body. As a result, it effectively helps in increasing haemoglobin, so that body's each tissue gets a sufficient supply of oxygen.

Q: Is Folvite good for men?

A: Folvite is a synthetic form of vitamin B9 (folate). Deficiency of vitamin B9 is usually uncommon in men, however, it might improve the health of the heart, hair, depression and even fertility in men who are subfertile.

Q: Does folic acid cause weight gain?

A: Yes, Folic acid might lead to weight gain in individuals, if taken in excess dose and frequency.

Q: Does folic acid make you sleepy?

A: No, sleep is not one of the side effects that might occur while the patient is taking folic acid.
Product Details
Brand
FOLVITE
Expires on or After
30/05/2023
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2022 | 03:15 PM (IST)
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