Generic Name: FOLIC ACID - ORAL Pronounced: (FOH-lick)
Folic Acid Oral Uses:
Folic acid is used to treat or prevent certain anemias caused by poor diet,
pregnancy, alcoholism, liver disease, certain stomach/intestinal problems,
kidney dialysis, or other conditions. This medication helps to relieve symptoms
such as unusual tiredness and diarrhea that can occur with these types of
anemias. Women of childbearing age should maintain adequate amounts of folic
acid either through diet or supplements to prevent infant spinal cord birth
defects. Folic acid may also be used for purposes other than those listed in
this medication guide.
Please consult your personal physician before taking any medication.