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Folic acid is the man-made version of the vitamin folate (also known as vitamin B9). Folate helps the body make healthy red blood cells and is found in certain foods. Folic acid is used to: Treat or prevent folate deficiency anaemia Help reduce side effects from methotrexate, a medicine used to treat severe arthritis, Crohn’s disease or psoriasis Order Folic Acid Tablets from e-Surgery.

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What are Folic Acid 5mg tablets?

Folic acid tablets are the man-made version of vitamin folate (also known as vitamin B9).

Folic acid 5mg is important for the production of red blood cells it is commonly used to;

  • treat or prevent folate deficiency anaemia
  • help your unborn baby’s brain, skull and spinal cord develop properly to avoid development problems (called neural tube defects) such as spina bifida
  • help reduce side effects from methotrexate, a medicine used to treat severe arthritis, Crohn’s disease or psoriasis

Folate deficiency anaemia can be caused by a poor diet or a plant-based diet but more commonly intestinal problems that prevent the body from absorbing enough folate. All of these conditions can lead to Folate Deficiency anaemia which can be diagnosed by your doctor with a blood test, from here they will identify the cause. We have a blog post titled; ‘Tired all the time? 6 common anaemia symptoms’ which might help you recognise if you should seek further medical attention for anaemia.

Folic acid is often recommended to pregnant women or women who are trying to get pregnant as it can help prevent birth defects in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. A lot of pregnancy vitamin supplements will contain folic acid. We cannot prescribe folic acid tablets to pregnant women online from e-Surgery but this medication can be acquired from your doctor or GP.

There is some evidence to suggest that taking Folic acid tablets can help reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease, though there is not enough to prove this to be the case. We would recommend Folic acid tablets to be taken by those with a diagnosed Folate deficiency anaemia.

You can buy Folic Acid 5mg online or from your local pharmacy. If you choose to buy Folic Acid tablets online from e-Surgery we will require a short 2-minute health questionnaire to verify you are receiving the correct medication. Whenever you buy Folic acid tablets online or any other medication make sure to buy from reputable, registered pharmacies.

We advise that our patients consult with either their doctor or prescriber before they buy Folic Acid 5mg.

How to take Folic Acid 5mg?

When you buy Folic Acid tablets online, or from your local pharmacy, ensure to take one Folic acid 5mg tablet once a day as prescribed by your doctor or pharmacist. The general length of treatment is 4 months after which your doctor may want a check-up.

You can take folic acid with or without food. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink.

We advise that our patients consult with either their doctor or prescriber before they buy Folic Acid 5mg.

How long do Folic Acid Tablets take to work?

The folic acid will start to work within 24 hours. Do not stop taking folic acid tablets if you start to feel better, complete the full treatment you have been prescribed.

We advise that our patients consult with either their doctor or prescriber before they buy Folic Acid 5mg.

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