folic acid analogs


Search "Folic acid" should be in the department of vitamins and supplements.Nondescript cardboard packaging and low price, however, the importance of this vitamin is difficult to overestimate - lack of folic acid washes lead to various disorders in the fetus.The active ingredient is actually folic acid.

If you are looking for a multivitamin which include folic acid, on the packaging, it can be designated as vitamin B9, vitamin Sun, vitamin M or vitamin B11.

trade names analogues


Today, many pharmaceutical companies produce drugs under their own names.This can be confusing.Know if you are prescribed these drugs, then all equivalents "Folic acid" and if you wish, you can safely buy the very, nondescript cardboard box with rounded pills:

Ā«Inkafolik", "Folemin", "Tsitofol", "Foltsidin""Casel factor", "Folzoure" "Folzan" "Folzav" "Foldin" "Priofolin" "Folamin" "Folatsid" "Folacin" "Folvit" "Folbal" "Folitsil""Folitsin" "Foliamin" "Folikum" "Folinor" "Folitsidin" "Folinor" "Folipak" "Foliko-Tarriko".

Manufacturers use a recognizable part of the word, in this case, "Folio" and "foul" to the buyer find it easier to folic acid.If no pharmacy, for example, "Foliamina", it is possible to replace "Foleminom".All this - folic acid.

drug "Folio" contains iodine and folic acid at a dose sufficient to pregnant and lactating women.If you are uncomfortable taking several medications at different times, then these vitamins perfectly solve this problem.

Chemical name


official name of folic acid sounds like pteroil-glutamic acid, its formula is simple enough - S15N15O8N5.It is pale yellow crystalline powder, which does not tolerate light.For this reason, tablets containing folic acid are packed in an opaque container or have a protective sheath.

Natural folic acid analogs


Folic acid in large quantities found in spinach, parsley, beans, egg yolk, tomatoes, sunflower seeds, liver, meat, and eggs.That is, at varied diet it enters the body in sufficient quantity.But this is only if you eat the fresh green peas, tomatoes and greens.During heat treatment of the initial amount of vitamin B9 is less than 10%.

Doctors recommend to use tablet form of folic acid, as digestibility of the synthetic drug is much higher, and the danger of an overdose almost none.