Folinal 5mg Tablet

Folinal 5mg Tablet

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Introduction

Folinal 5mg Tablet is a folic acid replacement product. It is used to treat a type of anemia where you have too few red blood cells because you have too little folic acid in your body. Folic acid is needed to produce the red blood cells that carry oxygen around your body.

Folinal 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. Take it regularly and at the same time each day to get maximum benefits. Take it as a whole, do not break, chew, or crush them. Your doctor will decide the doses you need depending on the cause of your anemia. It may help to eat a well-balanced diet that has enough folic acid, iron, vitamins, and minerals.

This medicine is generally safe without any side effects. However, while on treatment with this medicine, you may need to take blood tests to check your blood cells and iron levels, monitor your progress, and check for side effects.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any medical conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, asthma or other allergies, high blood pressure, or liver problems. It is not known whether this medicine is safe for use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, take advice from your doctor. It may be advisable to limit alcohol during treatment.

Uses of Folinal Tablet

  • Anemia due to folic acid deficiency

Benefits of Folinal Tablet

In Anemia due to folic acid deficiency

Anemia is a condition where your body does not have enough red blood cells to carry oxygen around your body. If you do not get enough folic acid from the foods you eat (because of poor nutrition or poor absorption of the mineral), your body will produce fewer red blood cells and can cause anemia. Folinal 5mg Tablet is a supplement of folic acid. It is used to treat or prevent low levels of folate in the body. Folate plays an essential role in the production of red blood cells, and its deficiency can lead to anemia. It can boost your levels of red blood cells and reduce the symptoms of anemia such as tiredness and weakness. Take it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor for maximum benefits.

Side effects of Folinal Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Folinal

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Folinal Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Folinal 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Folinal Tablet works

Folinal 5mg Tablet is a form of vitamin B. It plays a vital role in the formation of red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout the body. It is also essential in pregnancy due to its role in the development of the unborn baby’s brain and spinal cord.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Folinal 5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Folinal 5mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Folinal 5mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

Driving

SAFE
Folinal 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Folinal 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Folinal 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Folinal 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Folinal 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Folinal Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Folinal 5mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.