Folbiol (Folic Acid) 5 MG / 50 Tablets


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Take extra folic acid (folbiol) to minimize the risk of abnormalities early in pregnancy. FOLBIOL 5 MG reduces the risk of neural tube defects in the child. In an unborn baby, the neural tube is the precursor to the spinal cord and brain. If there are issues with the formation and development of the neural tube, abnormalities of the spinal cord or brain can occur during pregnancy. These abnormalities can lead to conditions such as spina bifida, anencephaly, cleft lip and cleft palate.

Folbiol is a vitamin B that is also known as folate. It is found naturally in many foods, such as bananas, oranges, legumes, yeast, milk, and green leafy vegetables. For pregnancy, you need extra of this vitamin. Take folbiol every day until you are 10 weeks pregnant. Tablets are available at the drugstore or pharmacy without a prescription.

It takes about 4 weeks for extra folic acid to be absorbed into your body. Therefore, start taking folic acid as early as when you plan to have children.

Did you become pregnant unexpectedly or sooner than anticipated? If so, start taking folic acid as soon as possible. It is also used for anemia, depression, and osteoporosis.