What are the uses of Folic Acid?

Folic Acid is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Treatment of anemias of nutritional origin, Pregnancy, Infancy, Or childhood, Treatment of megaloblastic anemias due to a deficiency of folic acid and other conditions.
The complete list of uses and indications for Folic Acid is as follows:

Reviews - Folic Acid Uses

The following are the results of on-going survey on TabletWise.com for Folic Acid. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.
Uses
The most commonly reported use of this medicine is for 'Treatment of anemias of nutritional origin, Pregnancy, Infancy, Or childhood'.
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
Participants: 5
Effective
3 out of 4 users report that this medicine is effective.
Effective Users Percentile
Works3
Does not work1
Participants: 4
Timing
Users report most commonly using this medicine 'after food'.
Frequency Users Percentile
Empty Stomach1
Before food0
After food4
Anytime0
Participants: 5
Regularity
3 out of 5 users report that they regularly use this medicine to manage their health.
Users Percentile
Yes, always, to control health problem3
No, only when problem occurs or worsens2
Participants: 5
Time of Use
Users report most commonly using this medicine at 'morning only'.
Timing Users Percentile
Morning only5
Night only2
Morning and afternoon1
Participants: 8
Self-medication/Prescription
3 out of 4 users report that the medicine has been prescribed by a doctor.
Users Percentile
Prescribed by a doctor3
Not prescribed by a doctor1
Participants: 4
Adherence
Users report always adhering to the prescribed schedule.
Users Percentile
Always3
Often1
Sometimes1
Never0
Participants: 5
Reason for Non-adherence
"I am afraid of side effects" is the most commonly reported reason for non adherence of this medicine.
Reason Users Percentile
I am afraid of side effects2
Participants: 2
Ease of Usage
No data has been collected for this survey
Habit Forming
No data has been collected for this survey
Stopped Using
No data has been collected for this survey
Reason to Stop Using
No data has been collected for this survey
Cheaper Alternative
No data has been collected for this survey
Cheaper Alternative Effectiveness
No data has been collected for this survey

Folic Acid Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 9/29/2020.
This page provides information for Folic Acid Uses in English.
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