Vitafol 5mg Tablet


Vitafol 5mg Tablet 30’S


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VITAFOL contains an active ingredient called folic acid

Vitafol tablet is a vitamin supplement that contains folic acid (vitamin B9) as an active ingredient. Folic acid is one of the key vitamins. It is required for many physiological reactions including DNA, protein and amino acid synthesis. Folic acid has various roles in the body.

It is essential for the development of healthy red blood cells, growth and development, production of the body’s genetic structure like DNA and RNA, cells, tissue growth during pregnancy, foetal development, and adolescence.

It is crucial for the proper functioning of the brain. It also improves mental and emotional health. Low levels of folic acid results in mouth ulcers, numbness of extremities, tiredness, fatigue, and many more. Read more: Vitafol 5mg

product-activity WHAT VITAFOL IS USED FOR?

It is used to treat,

Folate deficiency anaemia caused by poor diet, poor absorption of food
Prevent babies born with neural tube defects such as spina bifida

Vitafol tablets contains a rich formulation of complex organic compounds known as Folic Acid (Vitamin B9). Folic Acid is an essential water soluble Vitamin for nucleotide biosynthesis and remethylation of homocysteine.

This folic acid supplement tablet helps in the production of red blood cells (RBCs), synthesis of DNA, and boosts heart health.

Vitafol (Folic acid) should be essentially used in pregnancy as it helps to protect the baby from developing birth defects.

Folic acid is good for pregnant female, too, as it works with vitamin B12 to form healthy red blood cells and prevents anaemia. Vitafol (folic acid) is used to treat or prevent low folate levels due to poor diet, and certain stomach/intestinal problems as well.



Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

Are allergic to VITAFOL or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have pernicious anaemia (a form of anaemia caused by lack of vitamin B12) or another condition caused by vitamin B12 deficiency
Have a malignant disease
Have a folate dependent tumour
Have any disease that reduces the amount of vitamin B12 in the body


If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to have baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine


The dosage will be adjusted by the doctor according to the child?s age or weight


VITAFOL doesn?t have any effect on driving and using machines


Tell your doctor if you are taking:

Phenytoin, phenobarbital and primidone used to treat epilepsy
Chloramphenicol and co-trimoxazole used to treat infections
Sulfasalazine used to treat ulcerative colitis, Crohn?s disease or rheumatoid arthritis
Methotrexate used to treat Crohn?s disease, psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis

product-directions-for-use DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
Swallow this medicine with a glass of water
For Adults and elderly

To treat folate deficiency anaemia – 5mg a day for 4 months, which may be increased up to a maximum of 15mg a day
To prevent neural tube defects in babies, where women are at risk of having an affected child – 5mg a day started before conception and continued throughout the first three months
To treat folate deficiency during pregnancy – 5mg a day continued to birth
For Children

To treat folate deficiency anaemia – Children 1-18 years old 5mg a day for 4 months
The maintenance dose is 5mg every 1-7 days

If you take more VITAFOL

If you have accidentally taken more than the prescribed dose, contact your doctor or nearest casuality

If you forget to take VITAFOL

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking VITAFOL

Do not stop VITAFOL until your doctor tell you to do so


Keep out of reach of children
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date

product-side-effects Ingredients and Benefits

Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid: One of the essential vitamins which play a vital role in DNA and amino acids synthesis. It is crucial for cell division and the development of blood cells.
It is essential for the development of brain and spinal cord of growing baby and lack of this during pregnancy can lead to birth defects.

Uses of Vitafol 5 MG

  • For treatment and prevention of iron and folic acid deficiency i.e. anaemia, characterised by weakness, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, headache, irritability and difficulty in concentration.
  • As a supplement to prevent nutritional deficiency during pregnancy, breastfeeding after surgery or in conditions of nutritional malabsorption.

aditional-information Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any existing medical condition like diabetes, hypertension, kidney or liver problem.
  • You are on other medications, supplements or following any complementary or integrative health approaches.
  • You should not take this supplement if you are allergic to any of the component of this You have any planned surgery or operation. You may be asked to stop taking these products at least 2-3 weeks ahe…

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  • Dietary supplements are intended to supplement the diets of some people and should not be a substitute for a well-balanced, varied diet and a healthy lifestyle.

Directions for Use of Vitafol 5 MG

  • Take this supplement as advised by your doctor.
  • Preferably take it one hour before a meal, avoid taking tea or coffee along with the supplement.
  • You should not consume dietary supplement more than the stated recommended daily dose.

Storage and disposal of Vitafol 5 MG

  • Should be stored in a cool and dry place
  •  Keep it out of the reach of children


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