Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) Oral Tablet 0.4Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Folic Acid (Vitamin B9): Oral tablet (0.4mg)

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What is this Medicine?

FOLIC ACID (FOE lik AS id) is a water-soluble, B complex vitamin. It is in many foods like liver, kidneys, yeast, and leafy, green vegetables. It is used to treat megaloblastic anemia and anemia from poor diet in pregnant women, babies, and children.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Folicet: Oral tablet (1mg)
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Folic Acid 0.4mg Tablet

NDC: 243850708
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)

FDA approved for the following conditions:
Sickle Cell Disease, Folate Deficiency Megaloblastic Anemia, Nutritional Supplementation, Homocystinuria, Tropical Sprue, Macrocytic Anemia

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Folic Acid 0.4mg Tablet
Daily Life Interactions for Folic Acid 0.4mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Folic Acid 0.4mg Tablet(Folic Acid)
Alcohol and Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)(Folic Acid)
If you regularly drink alcohol-containing drinks, you may have a lack of certain B-vitamins including Folic Acid, Vitamin B9. Discuss which supplements would be most appropriate for you with your health care provider. If you experience weakness, fatigue, numbness, tingling in fingers and toes, decreased appetite, diarrhea, hair loss, or depression, contact your health care prescriber.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.

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