L-methylfolate - Drug Information

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General Information on L-methylfolate

Generic Name : L-methylfolate

Pronunciation : METH-ill-FOH-late

Latest prescription information about L-methylfolate. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of L-methylfolate

India : 

International : 

Deplin, Cerefolin, Metanx, Zervalx

Why is L-methylfolate Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a vitamin (medical food), prescribed for dietary management in patients with low plasma or low red blood cells. It works by providing the body with folic acid.

When should L-methylfolate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category N :

Not yet classified.

What is the dosage of L-methylfolate?

PO- The recommended dose is 1 capsule (1000mcg), per day.

How should L-methylfolate be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for L-methylfolate?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of anemia or low levels of vitamin B12, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of L-methylfolate?

Severe allergic reactions (rash, hives, itching, difficulty in breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

What are the other precautions for L-methylfolate?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of L-methylfolate?

Store it at room temperature (15 to 30C).

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