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Folvite 5mg Tablet

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60
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Folvite 5mg Tablet

PFIZER LTD.
*Estimated Price
60
Buy from Netmeds

About Folvite 5mg Tablet

Folvite 5mg Tablet is made primarily from Folic Acid and it is used to treat megaloblastic anemia, folic acid deficiency & during pregnancy to avoid birth defects in the baby. It has Vitamin B9 which is essential for the formation of Red Blood Cells & DNA in the body.

Uses Benefits and uses of Folvite 5mg Tablet

Folvite 5mg Tablet is generally used for megaloblastic anemia but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Megaloblastic Anemia
  2. Boosting Heart health
  3. Folic Acid Deficiency
  4. During Pregnancy as a supplement
  5. Low absorption of food
  6. Insufficient nutrients in diet
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Folvite 5mg Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a dietician before using the supplement.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Folvite 5mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Folvite 5mg Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Abdominal Pain
  2. Nausea
  3. Flatulence
  4. Itching
  5. Difficult in breathing
  6. Rash or Itching
  7. Stomach Upset
  8. Weakness or tiredness
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please talk to a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Folvite 5mg Tablet

Folvite 5mg Tablet is made from Folic Acid (5mg) or also known as Vitamin B9. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food.

You can buy Folvite Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available (Emfolic 5mg, Foldivit 5mg) as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 30 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Pfizer Ltd.

How to use Folvite 5mg Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Folvite 5mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Folic Acid acts on megaloblastic bone marrow to produce a normoblast marrow, which is an immature red blood cell that has haemoglobin & pyknotic nucleus.
  • If you are anaemic, please consult a doctor to find the root cause of anemia. In some cases, folic acid is not sufficient and the treatment might need B12 as well. 
  • Do not take more than 3 tablets in a day & keep enough gap between each dosage
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Folvite 5mg Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • As Folvite 5mg Tablet is also an OTC medicine, we strongly recommend to consume it only after consultation with a doctor or a medical professional.
  • Folvite 5mg Tablet is not the cure to a problem but only provides nutrients that help in keeping the body healthy.
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynecologist during pregnancy or breastfeeding to understand the benefits of this supplement for you and the baby.
  • Folvite 5mg Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions
  • Folic Acid can also be found in Green leafy vegetables, legumes, seeds, orange juice etc. and could be taken naturally.

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Folvite 5mg Tablet

Before using Folvite 5mg Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Folvite 5mg Tablet or any of its components
  • Undiagnosed Anemia
Folvite 5mg Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Capecitabine
  • Fluorouracil
  • Phenytoin
  • Nitrofurantoin
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Folvite 5mg Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Pernicious Anemia is caused by Vitamin B12 deficiency & high folic acid in such cases might interfere with its treatment
  • Consult your doctor if you feel some unexpected symptoms

FAQs Commonly asked question on Folvite 5mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Folvite 5mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Folvite 5mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Folvite 5mg Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause side-effects. 

3. Can Folvite 5mg Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Folvite 5mg Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Folvite 5mg Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Yes. Folic acid is usually recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding and helps in providing missing nutrients to the baby as well. Please consult your gynecologist for dosage & prescription.

5. Can I drive while using Folvite 5mg Tablet?
Yes. Folvite 5mg Tablet is generally considered safe for driving. However, if you feel drowsiness, blurred vision or unable to focus or think properly, it is advised to not drive in such cases.

6. Is using Folvite 5mg Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Folvite 5mg Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Folvite 5mg Tablet help in losing weight?
Not really. Folvite 5mg Tablet helps in conditions related to vitamin b9 deficiency and provides the missing nutrients to the body.

9. Can I use Folvite 5mg Tablet daily?
Yes, you can use the supplement daily when prescribed by the doctor. Do not start this medicine on your own for a long term.

10. How does using Folvite 5mg Tablet helps with anemia?
Folvite 5mg Tablet has folic acid that helps in RBC formation and thus increasing haemoglobin in the blood.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Folvite 5mg Tablet

Folvite 5mg Tablet is an effective medicine and I use it for Vitamin B9 deficiency.
I would recommend Folvite 5mg Tablet to anaemic patients strongly.
My doctor prescribed me Folvite 5mg and Neurobion Forte for both vitamin B9 & B12 deficiency.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Kiran Kumar S. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Folvite 5mg Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Folvite 5mg Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Folvite 5mg Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Folvite 5mg Tablet

Folvite 5mg Tablet is made primarily from Folic Acid and it is used to treat megaloblastic anemia, folic acid deficiency & during pregnancy to avoid birth defects in the baby. It has Vitamin B9 which is essential for the formation of Red Blood Cells & DNA in the body.

Uses Benefits and uses of Folvite 5mg Tablet

Folvite 5mg Tablet is generally used for megaloblastic anemia but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Megaloblastic Anemia
  2. Boosting Heart health
  3. Folic Acid Deficiency
  4. During Pregnancy as a supplement
  5. Low absorption of food
  6. Insufficient nutrients in diet
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Folvite 5mg Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a dietician before using the supplement.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Folvite 5mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Folvite 5mg Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Abdominal Pain
  2. Nausea
  3. Flatulence
  4. Itching
  5. Difficult in breathing
  6. Rash or Itching
  7. Stomach Upset
  8. Weakness or tiredness
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please talk to a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Folvite 5mg Tablet

Folvite 5mg Tablet is made from Folic Acid (5mg) or also known as Vitamin B9. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food.

You can buy Folvite Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available (Emfolic 5mg, Foldivit 5mg) as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 30 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Pfizer Ltd.

How to use Folvite 5mg Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Folvite 5mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Folic Acid acts on megaloblastic bone marrow to produce a normoblast marrow, which is an immature red blood cell that has haemoglobin & pyknotic nucleus.
  • If you are anaemic, please consult a doctor to find the root cause of anemia. In some cases, folic acid is not sufficient and the treatment might need B12 as well. 
  • Do not take more than 3 tablets in a day & keep enough gap between each dosage
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Folvite 5mg Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • As Folvite 5mg Tablet is also an OTC medicine, we strongly recommend to consume it only after consultation with a doctor or a medical professional.
  • Folvite 5mg Tablet is not the cure to a problem but only provides nutrients that help in keeping the body healthy.
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynecologist during pregnancy or breastfeeding to understand the benefits of this supplement for you and the baby.
  • Folvite 5mg Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions
  • Folic Acid can also be found in Green leafy vegetables, legumes, seeds, orange juice etc. and could be taken naturally.

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Folvite 5mg Tablet

Before using Folvite 5mg Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Folvite 5mg Tablet or any of its components
  • Undiagnosed Anemia
Folvite 5mg Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Capecitabine
  • Fluorouracil
  • Phenytoin
  • Nitrofurantoin
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Folvite 5mg Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Pernicious Anemia is caused by Vitamin B12 deficiency & high folic acid in such cases might interfere with its treatment
  • Consult your doctor if you feel some unexpected symptoms

FAQs Commonly asked question on Folvite 5mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Folvite 5mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Folvite 5mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Folvite 5mg Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause side-effects. 

3. Can Folvite 5mg Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Folvite 5mg Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Folvite 5mg Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Yes. Folic acid is usually recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding and helps in providing missing nutrients to the baby as well. Please consult your gynecologist for dosage & prescription.

5. Can I drive while using Folvite 5mg Tablet?
Yes. Folvite 5mg Tablet is generally considered safe for driving. However, if you feel drowsiness, blurred vision or unable to focus or think properly, it is advised to not drive in such cases.

6. Is using Folvite 5mg Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Folvite 5mg Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Folvite 5mg Tablet help in losing weight?
Not really. Folvite 5mg Tablet helps in conditions related to vitamin b9 deficiency and provides the missing nutrients to the body.

9. Can I use Folvite 5mg Tablet daily?
Yes, you can use the supplement daily when prescribed by the doctor. Do not start this medicine on your own for a long term.

10. How does using Folvite 5mg Tablet helps with anemia?
Folvite 5mg Tablet has folic acid that helps in RBC formation and thus increasing haemoglobin in the blood.

Folvite 5mg Tablet Image

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Folvite 5mg Tablet

Folvite 5mg Tablet is an effective medicine and I use it for Vitamin B9 deficiency.
I would recommend Folvite 5mg Tablet to anaemic patients strongly.
My doctor prescribed me Folvite 5mg and Neurobion Forte for both vitamin B9 & B12 deficiency.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Kiran Kumar S. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Folvite 5mg Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Folvite 5mg Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Folvite 5mg Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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