Containing 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. Studies have shown that over 70% of first time neural tube defects such as Spina Bifida can be prevented by taking folic acid (0.4mg) daily. This product should be taken at least 14 weeks before becoming pregnant and should be taken for at least the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
How to Use 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.
The active substance is folic acid. Each tablet contains 0.4 mg (400 micrograms) folic acid.
The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, maize starch, pregelatinised starch and magnesium stearate.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Clonfolic 0.4 mg Tablets.
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 out of reach of children.
Read all of the leaflet accompanying this product carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.