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  FOLINAL
 Manufacturer Alembic Ltd.
 Generic Folic Acid
 Package/s Tablet 5 mg, (Rs. 8.50)
 About Folic Acid Dietary supplement, Folate derivative( B9 ), Water Soluble Vitamin. More details.....
 Dosage Oral: 5mg 1 to 4 times daily; depending up on the severity of deficiency. Maintenance dosage: Half of the therapeutic dosage. Children: 2.5 to 5mg 1....More details.....
 Pregnancy May be used
 Breast Feeding May be used
 Old Age May be used
 Children May be used
 Mechanism Of Action Folic acid reduced by enzymes folate reductase and dihydrofolate reductase and forms dihydrofolic acid tetrahydrofolic acid respectively. Tetrahydrofo....More details.....
 PharmacoKinetics Absorption: Well absorbed orally Distribution: Widely distributed in the body and highest concentration is seen in liver. It appears in the CSF and b....More details.....
 OnsetOfAction Oral: 20 to 30minutes I.V.: 5 minutes I.M.:10 to 20minutes ....More details.....
 DurationOfAction Oral: 3 to 6 hours I.V.:3 to 6minutes I.M.:3 to 6hours ....More details.....
 SpecialPrecautions 1. In patients with undiagnosed anaemia; because it may mask pernicious anaemia 2. In pernicious anaemia and other megaloblastic where vitamin B12 is....More details.....
 Indications 1. Megaloblastic anaemia 2. Folic acid deficiency 3. Anaemias of pregnancy 4. Nutritional anaemia 5. Alcoholism 6. Tropical sprue 7. Non tropica....More details.....
 Interactions 1. Hypersensitivity reactions with injection form 2. Bronchospasm ....More details.....
 Storage Store at controlled room temperature at a range of 15 to 25 degree C in a well closed container. Protect from excess heat, light and moisture.....More details.....
 MissedDosage Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.....More details.....
 Overdose Relatively non toxic. Provide symptomatic treatment and supportive measures.....More details.....
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