Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral)


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Folgard and other meds causing unpleasant odor


My husband takes Folgard RX Tabs (new formula) along with these other medications: Lipitor 80mg, Quinapril 40mg, and Niaspan 1000mg. He also takes multiple vitamins in addition. He has been taking these for a few years now on a daily basis. My questio...
by Marta F in Miami, Florida, 05/06/2006

Folgard Rx 2.2


Iíve been advised by a mail order pharmacy that there is no generic equivalent for this drug. In the past, however, Iíve received a generic form from my local pharmacist. Is there in fact a generic equivalent of Folgard or any other drug classed to do...
by John A Edmond in BethesdaMD, 01/27/2006

Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral)

Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) Medication Classification

FOLIC ACID / CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12) / PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6) (By mouth)

Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) Brandname

Foltx, Folgard Rx 2.2, Folgard, Folbee, Folcaps, ComBgen, Folplex 2.2, Tri-B

Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Cyanocobalamin (sye-an-oh-ko-BAL-a-min), Folic Acid (FOE-lik As-id), Pyridoxine (peer-i-DOX-een) Raises levels of folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12 in your blood, which could help lower the amount of homocysteine (an amino acid) in your blood. Too much homocysteine may lead to heart and blood vessel problems. This medicine is a combination of vitamins.

When To Not Use Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to folic acid, cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12), or pyridoxine (vitamin B6).

How Should You Use Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral)

Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) Storage

Store Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using levodopa (Larodopa®) or phenytoin (Dilantin®).

Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have a history of pernicious anemia (not enough vitamin B12).

Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Feeling bloated or swollen
  • Feeling unusually sleepy or tired
  • Mild diarrhea
  • Skin tingling, burning, or itching

Folgard Rx 2.2 (Oral) Ratings

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