Folio - biologically active agent compensates for the deficiency of vitamin B and iodine.
Active substances Folio
By participating in the blood, contribute to the shortfall as folic acid and iodine.
Folic acid deficiency leads to the accumulation of homocysteine, which is a marker of atherosclerotic lesions.
Folic acid deficiency during pregnancy increases the risk of birth defects, which are caused by neural tube defects, and is a major cause of anemia. Application Folio during pregnancy helps protect the fetus from malnutrition and prematurity.
The active ingredient is iodine, which is part of Folio is in these thyroid hormones like thyroxine and triiodothyronine. Against the backdrop of a lack of iodine in the body often develop cretinism and goiter.
In addition, the use of Folio Review helps replenish iodine deficiency and folic acid during the period of lactation in nursing mothers.
Form release Folio
Folio drug release in the form of 95 mg tablets containing:
- Active components - folic acid (in an amount of 400 mg) and iodine (at 200 .mu.g);
- Auxiliary components - lactose, magnesium stearate (E 470), MCC (E 460), silicic acid, talc (E 553) and glucose.
150 tablets per pack.
Analogues Folio mode of action are the following drugs: Alkoschit, Vetoron-E, Eleutherococcus, Likar, Beta-carotene, ginseng, Vazoleptin, Viusid, Lakrinat, Lesmin Optinat, Mnogosil Pro-Visio, Level, Silettum, Fitorevmatit and others.
Folio is recommended for use as an additional source of folic acid and iodine, especially during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
According to the instructions Folio should not be taken under the existing hypersensitivity to primary or secondary components within the tablets.
Folio according to the instructions contraindicated apply in lactose intolerance.
Folio according to the instructions should be taken once a day, preferably in the morning during breakfast one tablet.
The duration of the drug should be agreed with your physician.
No cases of overdose Folio Review is not fixed.
Before taking this medication Folio on the background of the treatment of thyroid diseases should conduct correction treatment (because of the iodine contained in the tablets).
Application Folio of pregnancy
Folio pregnancy are advised to take immediately after the abolition of contraceptives (especially in the case of regular combined oral contraceptives, which cause folate deficiency and violate the kinetics of folate).
Feedback from Folio significantly reduces the risk of congenital malformations when used funds for a month when planning pregnancy and during the first trimester.
Side effects Folio
Folio Review at therapeutic doses does not cause undesirable effects.
When using Folio should be aware that:
- The absorbance of folic acid can reduce significantly antacids;
- Reducing the amount of folate in serum and anti contribute antiepileptics;
- When concomitantly with potassium-sparing diuretics may be a violation of the activity of iodine;
- To increase the rate of excretion from the body of folic acid leads to the simultaneous reception of sulfonamides, nitrofurans and hypoglycemic agents.
Folio, as well as other biologically active additives, is released from pharmacies without a prescription. Shelf life Tablets - 36 months (at temperatures up to 25 degrees Celsius).