Folic Acid


Generic equivalents for Folic Acid... What are generics?

Folic Acid (℞)
5mg Tablet

(℞) Prescription required. May be split. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.


To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more


Folic Acid Information

FOLIC ACID (FOE lik AS id) is a water-soluble, B complex vitamin. It is in many foods like liver, kidneys, yeast, and leafy, green vegetables. It is used to treat megaloblastic anemia and anemia from poor diet in pregnant women, babies, and children.

This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -alcoholism or alcohol cirrhosis -pernicious anemia -vitamin B12 deficient anemia -an unusual or allergic reaction to folic acid, other B vitamins, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

-chloramphenicol -cholestyramine -medicines for seizures -methotrexate -nitrofurantoin -pyrimethamine

This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Your doctor may order blood tests. You need to eat a proper diet even while you are taking this vitamin. Taking vitamin supplements is not a substitute for a healthy diet. Ask your doctor or health care provider for good nutrition advice.

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions such as skin rash or itching, hives, swelling of the lips, mouth, tongue, or throat -chest tightness or pain -wheezing or shortness of breath Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -bitter or bad taste -confusion -irritable -loss of appetite -nausea -stomach gas

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from light. This medicine is quickly broken down and made inactive when exposed to heat or light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

Folic Acid Oral tablet

  • Canadian International Pharmacy Association Verified Member
  • My Account

    You're currently not logged in. Login here

    Get a free account
    Forgot your password?

    Shopping Cart

    There are currently no items in your cart.

    Most Recent Reviews

    - Excellent service and pricing. Thank you.
    Helene Bartosik, Jul 9th, 2019

    - Medications arrive within the promised time frame. Very helpful staff, provides Excellent service!
    Joseph, Jul 9th, 2019

    - I really like ordering my meds from PharmStore because they make it so easy and the service is quick & reliable. I've recommended PharmStore to many of my friends & family. Thank you.
    Larry Muche, Jul 9th, 2019

    - I have been using Pharmstore for several years and I have always been satisfied with the quality of their products and the reliability of their service.
    Susie , Jul 9th, 2019

    Canada Pharmacy Reviews

    View all 18059 reviews Leave a review PharmStore Facebook