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Folvite 5 Mg Tablet

Folvite 5 Mg Tablet

FOLVITE

    • Rs. 71.35

    Manufactured by:  Pfizer Ltd

    Composition: Folic Acid 

    Strength: 5 mg

    Pack size: 45 Tablets

    Drug type: Anti-anemic agents

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Anaemia

    What is Folvite 5 Mg Tablet?

    Folvite 5 Mg Tablet contains Folic acid as an active ingredient which is used in the treatment of anemia.

    Uses:

    Folvite 5 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anemia.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Folvite 5 Mg Tablet works by increasing the production of red blood cells by promoting nucleic acid synthesis in the bone marrow. Folic acid is a water-soluble vitamin which is essential for red blood cells in the body.

    Common Side Effects of Folvite 5 Mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Folvite 5 Mg Tablet

    • Weakness and general discomfort
    • Itching
    • Fever
    • Difficulty in breathing
    • Stomach pain

     How to Use Folvite 5 Mg Tablet?

    Folvite 5 Mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. This medicine may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Folvite 5 Mg Tablet

    • Do not take Folvite 5 Mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medicine.
    • The pregnant and lactating women should take this medication on doctor’s advice.
    • Before using this medication, notify your physician about your current list of medications, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions such as low or high blood pressure etc.
    • Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with Folvite 5 Mg Tablet.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Folvite 5 Mg Tablet

    • This medication is contraindicated in the patients with undiagnosed form of anemia as it may increase complications associated with this disease.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Folvite 5 Mg Tablet with other drugs

    • The use of Folvite 5 Mg Tablet is advised against in those patients who are concurrently receiving phenobarbital and fluorouracil.
    • Concomitant treatment with other drugs such as Capecitabine and Phenytoin may alter the efficacy of this medication.

    Storage:

    Store at room temperature. Protect from sunlight and moisture.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. How often can I take Folvite 5 Mg Tablet?

    Folvite 5 Mg Tablet should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    1. Can I take Folvite 5 Mg Tablet during pregnancy?

    Folvite 5 Mg Tablet is probably safe for use during pregnancy. However, the pregnant women should use this medicine under medical supervision.

    1. Can you take alcohol while taking a Folvite 5 Mg Tablet?

    Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with Folvite 5 Mg Tablet as it may reduce the absorption of folic acid in the stomach.

    1. How does the Folvite 5 Mg Tablet work?

    Folvite 5 Mg Tablet works by increasing the production of red blood cells in the body.


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