The vitamin derives its name from the Latin word follum, leaf. It stimulate the production of red blood cells (RBCs) Fefol Capsule is composed of a pteridine heterocycle para aminobenzoic acid, and glutamic acid. Various forms of it are present in a variety of plant and animal tissues. It was first isolated from spinach leaves where Fefol Capsule is now known to occur in relatively minute amounts compared to other food sources. Fefol Capsule is found in wide variety of foods, with its highest content being found in yeast, liver, and green vegetables
Fefol Capsule is primarily indicated in conditions like Anaemia, Coeliac disease Folate-deficient megaloblastic anaemia, For prophylaxis in chronic haemolytic states or in renal dialysis, For prophylaxis in pregnancy, Haemolytic anaemia, Megaloblastic anaemia, Myelofibrosis, To prevent 1st occurrence of neuraltube defect, To prevent recurrence of neural tube defect, Vitamin deficiency
The severe or irreversible adverse effects of Fefol Capsule, which give rise to further complications include Neuropathy, Bronchospasm, Itchy skin eruptions, Malaise, Status epilepticus. The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Fefol Capsule are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Anorexia, Erythema, Itching, Skin rash
Fefol Capsule should be used with extreme caution in patients with any sort of anemia (especially pernicious anemia). Caution is advised in patients who may have folate dependant tumor. Fefol Capsule should not be given alone or in conjunction with inadequate amount of vitamin B12 for the treatment of undiagnosed megaloblastic anaemia.
High Risk Groups
If prescribing authority justifies the benefits of the drug against the possible damages he/she should reevaluate them and consult the reference material and previous studies