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Introduction of Maltofer Plus Folic Acid Chewable Tablet

Maltofer Plus Folic Acid Chewable Tablet is used to treat and prevent folic acid deficiency in adults and adolescents with or without mild symptoms of anemia. The tablets contain active ingredients of iron and folate as a replacement for your body deficiency. Iron is an essential mineral for blood health. About 70% of your body's iron is found in hemoglobin, the red blood cells. It keeps hemoglobin functioning normally. Folic acid aids in cell growth and maintenance. This vitamin is required for red blood cell formation.

Benefits

Indicated when found

iron deficiency without anemia and iron deficiency anemia, and prevention of iron and folic acid deficiency before, during, and after pregnancy (during lactation).

How To Use Maltofer Plus Folic Acid Chewable Tablet

The daily dosage can be divided into separate doses or can be taken all at once. Maltofer Fol chewable tablets can be chewed or swallowed whole and should be taken during or immediately after a meal.
Advised to take under supervision of health professional:
Treatment of iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy: 200 mg iron, 0.70 mg folic acid to 300 mg iron, 1.05 mg folic acid (2 to 3 tablets) daily until normalization of the hemoglobin (Hb) value is achieved. Afterward, the therapy should be continued with 100 mg iron, 0.35 mg folic acid (1 tablet) daily at least until the end of the pregnancy to replenish the iron stores and to supplement the increased iron need during pregnancy.
Treatment of iron deficiency without anemia and prevention of iron and folic acid deficiency: 100 mg iron, 0.35 mg folic acid (1 tablet) per day.

Administration Route

Oral

How To Store Maltofer Plus Folic Acid Chewable Tablet

Store at no more than 30 degrees Celsius

Shelf Life

Check for the expiry date on the package

Manufactured by

Vifor Pharma

Brands

Maltofer

Ingredients

Iron (III) hydroxide polymaltose complex100mg and folic acid 0.35mg, Inactive Ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, cocoa, sodium cyclamate, polyethylene glycol 6000, talc, vanillin, dextrates, chocolate essence.

Halal Status

Halal

Warning Precautions

Keep it out of reach of children.Maltofer Fol chewable tablets are not suitable for children 12 years or younger.

Pregnancy Warning and Safety Label of Maltofer Plus Folic Acid Chewable Tablet

Category A

Pregnancy Warning and Safety Description of Maltofer Plus Folic Acid Chewable Tablet

It is safe to use during pregnancy. The body's need for iron increases by up to tenfold during pregnancy. This level of iron increase cannot always be met through diet alone, necessitating the use of iron supplements.

Return/Cancellation Policy

About Maltofer Plus Folic Acid Chewable Tablet

Folic acid is a water-soluble synthetic vitamin that is found in supplements and fortified meals. A product, such as Appeton Essentials Folic Acid Tablet, is a synthetic form of folate, a B vitamin that occurs naturally in a variety of foods. Because the body cannot synthesise folate, it must be acquired through diet.

Fetal folate deficit leads to megaloblastic anaemia, higher risk of heart disease and cancer, and birth abnormalities in infants whose mothers were folate deficient. Both folic acid and folate are routinely used as supplements.

Although folic acid and folate are used to treat similar illnesses, their effects on the body are distinct.

1. Preventing birth abnormalities and problems during pregnancy

To prevent birth defects, particularly neural tube disorders like spina bifida and anencephaly, folic acid and folate supplements are commonly used.

2. Treatment of folate insufficiency

Folate deficiency can be caused by poor diet, surgery, pregnancy, drunkenness, and malabsorptive disorders. Deficiency can cause megaloblastic anaemia, birth abnormalities, mental disability, immune system dysfunction, and depression. It is treated with folic acid and folate supplements.

3. Brain health promotion

Low blood folate levels have been linked to impaired brain function and dementia risk. Normal but low folate levels are linked to an increased risk of dementia in older people. Combining folic acid and folate supplements with antidepressant drugs has been shown to lessen depressed symptoms.

4. Reduce Inflammation. 

Inflammatory indicators such as C-reactive protein (CRP) have been proven to be reduced in populations such as PCOS women and children with epilepsy when they take folic acid or folate supplements

5. Reduced adverse effects of medicine.

In particular, methotrexate, an immunosuppressive medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and cancer, may be reduced by taking folate-based supplements.

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Information last updated on: : Sat Aug 13 2022 10:45:03 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)

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