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FOLIC ACID

Brand Name :

(Folicum) ®

Dosage form :

Tablet 1 mg, 5 mg.

Indication :

treatment of megaloblastic and macrocytic anemias due to folate
deficiency; dietary supplement to prevent neural tube defects .

Dosage :

RDA: Expressed as dietary folate equivalents: Oral: Children:
1-3 years: 150 mcg/day
4-8 years: 200 mcg/day
9-13 years: 300 mcg/day

Anemia:
Children <4 years: Up to 0.3 mg/day
Pregnant and lactating women: 0.8 mg/day.
RDA:
Adult male: 0.15-0.2 mg/day.
Adult female: 0.15-0.18 mg/day.

Warning / precaution :

Adverse reactions :

Flushing, malaise, rash, bronchospasm.

Therapeutic class :

Medication safety issues :

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