S1551005

Folic acid 5mg tabs/PAC-1000


Folic acid 5 mg uncoated tablets. Bottle of 1000 tablets. Periconceptual use for the prevention of neural tube defects in babies (e.g. spina bifida), where women are at risk of having an affected child. Treatment of folate deficiency, megaloblastic anaemia; prevention of folate deficiency in haemolytic anaemia in children and adults.
Indicative Price : 5.19 USD

General Description:
Folic acid 5 mg tablets. Bottle of 1000

Technical specifications:
Folic acid 5 mg uncoated tablets. Bottle of 1000 tablets

Therapeutic Class
Antianaemia medicine

Indications:
Periconceptual use for the prevention of neural tube defects in babies (e.g. spina bifida), where women are at risk of having an affected child.
Treatment of folate deficiency, megaloblastic anaemia; prevention of folate deficiency in haemolytic anaemia in children and adults.

Guideline for Use:
As per the WHO guidelines: WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience. World Health Organization 2016
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250796/1/9789241549912-eng.pdf? ua=1

WHO Standards for Maternal care, Prevention of neural tube defects 2006 http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/maternal_perinatal_he alth/neural_tube_defects.pdf

Component of a kit
S9901026 Interagency Emergency Health Kit 2017

Packaging and labelling:
As per the UNICEF Technical requirements for pharmaceutical products: ht tps://www.unicef.org/supply/files/UNICEF_Technical_Requirements_for_phar maceuticals_5th_edition_2017.pdf
A Patient Information Leaflet is provided with each pack.

Storage:
Do not store above 30 degrees C
Keep out of reach and sight of children
Protect from light

Shelf life: 36 months

Storage and transportation:
Do not store or transport above 30 degrees

Material safety data sheet information (MSDS): provided

Component of a Kit: yes

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