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


Questions

FOLTX TABS


Should FOLTX TABS be taken if one is already taking a nonprescription multivitamin such as Centrum silver? Does FOLTX TABS improve vascular inflamamtion?
by S. Lawson in Macon, Ga., 09/06/2008

foltx and vitamin b6


I am taking foltx twice a day. My doctor also prescribed b1 and b6 vitamins to take with the foltx. Is it possible to be taking to much of the vitamin b6?
by carolyn domingue in louisiana, 11/30/2005

FOLIC ACID / CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12) / PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6) Drug and Prescription Information

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

FOLIC ACID / CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12) / PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6) Medication Classification

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

FOLIC ACID / CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12) / PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6) Brandname

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

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

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

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 FOLIC ACID / CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12) / PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6) Storage

Store FOLIC ACID / CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12) / PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep FOLIC ACID / CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12) / PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using FOLIC ACID / CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12) / PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6)

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®).

FOLIC ACID / CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12) / PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6) 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).

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