Folicard-B Plus

Folicard-B Plus

Manufacturer:

Gruppo Medica

Distributor:

Zuellig

Marketer:

Metropolitan Pharmaceutical Products, Inc.
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Thiamine mononitrate 200 mg, pyridoxine HCl 50 mg, cyanocobalamin 500 mcg, folic acid 5 mg
Indications/Uses
Treatment & prevention of folate, vit B1, B6, B12 deficiencies. For supplementation where folate & vit B12 are reduced due to intake of certain medicines eg, fenofibrate, metformin, & MTX. Lowers homocysteine levels to reduce risk of CV diseases, MI, stroke, peripheral arterial vascular disease & endothelial dysfunction. Regulates homocysteine levels in patients w/ chronic renal failure & to improve response to recombinant human erythropoietin therapy. As prophylactic where vit requirements eg, folic acid are increased, for the prevention & reduction of incidences of neural tube defects during pregnancy. Megaloblastic anemias which may result to malabsorption syndromes eg, sprue, idiopathic steatorrhea, celiac disease, intestinal reticulososis, regional jejunitis, jejunal diverticulosis, blind loop syndrome, & gastroenterostomy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.
Special Precautions
Drug Interactions
Possible folic acid deficiency w/ anticonvulsants, OCs, anti-TB drugs, alcohol & folic acid antagonists including aminopterin, MTX, pyrimethamine, trimethoprim & sulfonamides.
MIMS Class
Supplements & Adjuvant Therapy / Vitamins & Minerals (Pre & Post Natal) / Antianemics
ATC Classification
A11A - MULTIVITAMINS, COMBINATIONS ; Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Folicard-B Plus cap
Packing/Price
100's
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