Clonfolic Clonfolic Folic Acid One A Day 0.4mg 98 Tablets

€6.25

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Product Info

It contains folic acid which belongs to a group of vitamins called ‘B vitamins’. It is essential for good health. Folic acid is required for the manufacture of nucleic acids-the genetic material of cells. It is vital for the development and proper function of the central nervous system.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Clonfolic is indicated for the prevention of first-time neural tube defects* (including Spina Bifida) in the foetus. The neural tube is part of the nervous system and is located within the spine. Neural tube defects cause stillbirth, neonatal death and severe disabilities such as Spina Bifida. Clonfolic is indicated for use by all females who are capable of conceiving, whether planning to do so or not.

How To Use

Directions:

Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The recommended dose is Adult females All females who are capable of conceiving should take one tablet (0.4 mg) daily. If you are planning a pregnancy you should begin taking Clonfolic at least 14 weeks before you become pregnant and continue taking it for at least the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. The tablets should be swallowed with water.

HAZARDS & CAUTIONS

Do not take Clonfolic 0.4 mg Tablets:

  • If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to folic acid or any of the other ingredients.
  • Signs of an allergic reaction include a rash, itching or shortness of breath.
  • If you have a deficiency of vitamin B12 possibly caused by pernicious anaemia or a vegetarian diet.
  • If you are under therapy for a folate-dependent tumour.
  • If you have a family history of neural tube defects (NTDs), as you may need a higher dose of folic acid than this product provides.
  • If you previously gave birth to a baby with a neural tube defect (NTD)
  • If you suffer from diabetes, as you may need a higher dose of folic acid than this product provides.
  • If you are obese, as you may need a higher dose of folic acid than this product provides
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the blister and outer carton.
  • The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
  • Do not store above 25°C.
  • Store in the original package in order to protect the tablets from moisture.
  • Keep blister in the outer carton in order to protect the tablets from light.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.
  • Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use.

If you have an allergic reaction to Clonfolic 0.4 mg Tablets, see a doctor straight away.

An allergic reaction may include:

  • Any kind of skin rash, flaking skin, boils or sore lips and mouth
  • Sudden wheezing, fluttering or tightness of the chest or collapse.

Tell your doctor if you get any of these side effects:

  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Being sick (vomiting)
  • Upset stomach
Active Ingredients
  • The active substance is folic acid.
  • Each tablet contains 0.4 mg (400 micrograms) folic acid.
  • The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, maize starch, pregelatinized starch and magnesium stearate.
Delivery Info

*Order Delivery Time* - UPDATED November 28th

Delivery Within Ireland - Orders will be dispatched from our warehouse within 1-2 working days. Once your order has been dispatched your order will be delivered the next working day (Monday-Friday).

*PLEASE ALLOW AN EXTRA 1-2 DAYS FOR DELIVERY DURING BLACK FRIDAY SALE PERIOD*

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