Folic Acid Tablets
Folic acid 5 mg Tablets are used to treat the following:
- Anaemia which can be caused by: a lack of vitamins, pregnancy or gastrectomy (a portion or all of your stomach has been surgically removed).
- An illness called Sprue. In this illness parts of your food cannot be absorbed by the gut.
- Pellagra (a vitamin deficiency) the symptoms include dermatitis, inflammation of the tongue, diarrhoea, disorientation, depression and confusion.
- As an adjunct (i.e., taken in combination with other medicines) in the management of pernicious anaemia
(your body is unable to absorb vitamin B12 properly from your food).