What is Gulf Folic Acid?
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet is used for Treatment of megaloblastic anemias due to a deficiency of folic acid, Treatment of anemias of nutritional origin, Pregnancy, Infancy, Or childhood, Increased requirement of folate in the body during pregnancy and other conditions.
- Gulf Folic Acid Tablet contains Folic Acid as an active ingredient.
- Gulf Folic Acid Tablet works by acting on megaloblastic bone marrow to produce a normoblastic marrow.
Gulf Drug Company manufactures Gulf Folic Acid Tablet.
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet Uses
- Gulf Folic Acid Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Treatment of megaloblastic anemias due to a deficiency of folic acid
- Treatment of anemias of nutritional origin, pregnancy, infancy, or childhood
- Increased requirement of folate in the body during pregnancy
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
- Acting on megaloblastic bone marrow to produce a normoblastic marrow.
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Gulf Folic Acid Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Allergic reactions
- Abdominal distention
- Bitter or bad taste
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Gulf Folic Acid Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Administration of folic acid alone is improper therapy for pernicious anemia and other megaloblastic anemias in which vitamin B12 is deficient
- Avoid alcohol consumption, especially if having alcoholic cirrhosis
- Folic acid in doses above 0.1 mg daily may obscure the diagnosis of pernicious anemia
- Risk of obscuring the diagnosis of pernicious anemia
- Vitamin B12 is use to treat pernicious anemia
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet - Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Gulf Folic Acid Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
Gulf Folic Acid Tablet - Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Gulf Folic Acid Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Gulf Folic Acid Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
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