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Folic acid 5mg tablet is used to treat and prevent folic acid deficiency. Folic acid is a type of vitamin B that helps your body in producing and maintaining new cells. It also prevents changes to DNA that may lead to cancer. Folic acid 5mg tablet is used to treat megaloblastic and pernicious anemia in combination with other medicines. Folic acid taken during pregnancy helps in preventing serious birth defects. Folic acid 5mg tablet boosts energy, stabilizes mood, and improves memory and thinking skills.


Folic acid BP.
Maize starch.
Aracia spray dried.
Magnesium stearate.
Stearic acid.




Vitamin, 5mg.

Key Benefits

Folic acid 5mg tablet helps in treating and preventing anemia as a side effect from treatment with other medicines.
It is suitable for daily use.
It is helpful in treating anemia during pregnancy.
Folic acid 5mg tablet prevents serious birth defects such as spina bifida.
Folic acid aids in treating depression.
It can be used for the prophylactic treatment of folic acid deficiency in chronic (long term) hemolytic (rapid destruction of red blood cells) state and renal (kidney) dialysis.

Direction For Use

Take folic acid 5mg tablet by mouth.
Take it with a full glass of water.
Take with or without meals.


Take folic acid 5mg tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor


Store folic acid 5mg tablet at room temperature. Protect it from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture. Keep this medicine away from the sight and reach of children and pets.

Safety Information/Precautions

Do not use folic acid 5mg tablet for longer than it is prescribed.
Do not increase or decrease your dosage without a doctor’s approval.
Do not stop taking folic acid 5mg tablet abruptly.
Consult your doctor before taking folic acid 5mg tablet if you are undergoing hemodialysis, receiving a coronary stent, suffering from pernicious anemia, are lactose intolerant, or have a tumor.
Do not use it after its expiry date.
Do not use folic acid 5mg tablet if you are allergic to any of its constituents or are suffering from cancer.

When not to use

Do not use after its expiry date.


What should I do if I missed a dose?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember unless it is time for your next dose.

What to do if I accidentally took more folic acid tablets than I should have?

Taking more folic acid tablets than one should have will rarely have a harmful effect. However, if you are still concerned, consult a doctor.

Can I drive after taking folic acid tablet?

Yes. This medicine does not affect your ability to drive.

At what time of the day should I take folic acid?

Folic acid tablet can be taken at anytime of the day.

Can I share my folic acid tablets with someone who has the same symptoms as me?

Please do not share your medicine with any one even if they have the same symptoms or condition as you.