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Folate

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Vitamin B Adult, Children

Folate - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Folate cause?

Some side effects of folic acid include bloating, rash, itch or difficulty breathing.

The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes over your whole body

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

Before taking Folate, what precautions must I follow?

​Before starting on this medication, inform your healthcare professional if you:

  • Are allergic to this medication, or any of the other ingredients in this medication
  • Are taking any other medications, including supplements, traditional medications and herbal remedies

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Folate?

  • Updated on Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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