Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection

Introduction

Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection is a combination medicine used in the treatment of anemia. It helps in the growth and development of body and replenish the body’s stores of important nutrients.

Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor. Do not self administer the injection until you know how to inject it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Keep taking it as prescribed by your doctor.

It is generally safe to use medicine with no common side effects. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. You may be asked for regular blood tests to check for anemia or number of red blood cells during the treatment.

Uses of Unifol Injection

Side effects of Unifol Injection

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 Unifol

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Unifol Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Unifol Injection works

Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection is a combination of two nutritional supplements: Folic Acid and Cyanocobalamin which replenish the body’s stores of important nutrients.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection 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
Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Unifol 15 mcg/500 mcg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.