Folic Acid Tablets 5mg

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Product Description

Folic acid is a member of the vitamin B complex group. It is present in liver, yeast, leafy vegetables and certain natural products and it may be prepared synthetically.

Product Ingredients

Folic Acid


Adults: Initially 15mg daily for 7 days or until a haematopoietic response has been obtained; maintenance 5mg daily.

(Initially for 2 days):
Up to 1 year: 500µg/kg
1-5 years: 5mg
6-12 years: 10mg
After the initial 2 days, maintain half the initial dose daily.


Used to treat /prevent Megaloblastic anaemia.
Used prophylactically during pregnancy and chronic haemolytic states