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Folic Acid (Vitamin B9), Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6), Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) Oral tablet
Generic Name: cyanocobalamin/folic acid/pyridoxine
What is this medicine?A multivitamin containing folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- bleeding or clotting disorder
- history of anemia of any type
- other chronic health condition
- an unusual or allergic reaction to vitamins, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?Take by mouth with a glass of water. May take with food. Follow the directions on the prescription label. It is usually given once a day. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
Contact your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?
What should I watch for while using this medicine?See your health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Remember that vitamin supplements do not replace the need for good nutrition from a balanced diet.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reaction such as skin rash or difficulty breathing
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
- stomach upset
Where should I keep my medicine?Keep out of the reach of children.
Most vitamins should be stored at controlled room temperature. Check your specific product directions. Protect from heat and moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.