speciafoldine 5 mg tablet Uses, Dosage & Side Effects
Important to know about Speciafoldine ?
- Treatment of disorders due to a proven lack of folic acid (anemia, poor absorption, insufficient intake, pregnancy …).
Speciafoldine indication and Uses
- Macrocytic anemia due to folic acid deficiency.
- Chronic disorders of intestinal absorption irrespective of their origin.
- Inadequate intake: malnutrition, alcoholism.
- Pregnancy, in case of proven deficiency. In women who have previously had children with neural tube closure (spina bifida) abnormalities, some authors have found that periconceptional folic supplementation of 5 mg per day in the preceding month and 3 months after conception decreased the recurrence of malformation risk for subsequent pregnancies.
- Nevertheless, antenatal diagnosis in search of this type of malformation remains essential.
- On average, 1 to 3 tablets a day.
- IN ALL CASES COMPLY STRICTLY WITH THE MEDICAL PRESCRIPTION.
- Oral way.
Duration of the treatment
- STRICTLY COMPLY WITH THE ORDER OF YOUR DOCTOR.
- Folic acid allergy
Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients listed in section 6.
How it works Speciafoldine
- Pharmacotherapeutic group: Anti-anemic preparation, ATC code: B03BB01
- Folic acid is a group B vitamin. The active metabolites serve as coenzymes for many enzymatic reactions involved in the synthesis of purines, the metabolism of amino acids.
Speciafoldine Side Effects
- · Very rare cases of allergic skin reactions.
- · Possibility of gastrointestinal disorders.
- · Anaphylactic reactions such as: urticaria, angioedema have been reported in very rare cases.
Associations subject to precautions for use
- Phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone: decreased plasma concentrations of enzyme-inducing anticonvulsants by increasing their hepatic metabolism, of which folates represent one of the co-factors.
- Clinical monitoring, possibly plasma levels and adjustment, if appropriate, of the dosage of the antiepileptic during folic supplementation and after discontinuation.
Warnings and Precautions
- Not applicable.
Drive and use machines
- Not applicable.
PREGNANCY / BREAST FEEDING / FERTILITY
- Not applicable.
What happens if I overdose from Speciafoldine ?
What is Forms and Composition?
|FORMS and PRESENTATIONS|
- Tablet (yellow): Box of 20, under pads.
|Folic acid (INN)||5 mg|
- Excipients: pregelatinized maize starch, magnesium stearate, calcium hydrogenphosphate, anhydrous colloidal silica, microcrystalline cellulose.
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