Folic Acid

Folic Acid
Price Checker
£1.99
Free shipping on all orders over £50

Receive it:
Order within:

Folic acid helps maternal tissue growth during gestation, reducing neural tube defects such as spina bifida.

Strength: 400 mcg - 90 Tablets per Pack

What is Folic Acid?

Folic acid is the man-made substitute for the vitamin folate (Vitamin B9). It’s most commonly taken to help with the normal development of an unborn baby's brain, skull and spinal cord, to avoid defects such as spina bifida (a neural tube defect causing a gap in the spine).

What are the benefits of Folic Acid?

  • Aiding the normal development of the brain, skull and spinal cord in unborn babies
  • Treating or preventing folate-deficiency anaemia
  • Helps to reduce side effects from methotrexate, used in the treatment of severe arthritis, Crohn’s disease and psoriasis
  • Improving cell division and normal red blood cell formation

How do I take Folic Acid?

Take one tablet per day with food or liquid.

To aid during pregnancy, take folic acid a few months before you conceive until the end of your first trimester (12 weeks).

Do not take if you:

  • Have had an allergic reaction to folic acid
  • Have low vitamin b12 levels
  • Have cancer (unless you also have folate deficiency anaemia)
  • Are having haemodialysis (a type of kidney dialysis)
  • Have a stent in your heart

Dietary Information

  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Free from sugar, gluten, yeast
  • No artificial colours, flavours or preservatives

Ingredients

  • Maltodextrin
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose
  • Stearic Acid
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Folacin

What is Folic Acid?

Folic acid is the man-made substitute for the vitamin folate (Vitamin B9). It’s most commonly taken to help with the normal development of an unborn baby's brain, skull and spinal cord, to avoid defects such as spina bifida (a neural tube defect causing a gap in the spine).

What are the benefits of Folic Acid?

  • Aiding the normal development of the brain, skull and spinal cord in unborn babies
  • Treating or preventing folate-deficiency anaemia
  • Helps to reduce side effects from methotrexate, used in the treatment of severe arthritis, Crohn’s disease and psoriasis
  • Improving cell division and normal red blood cell formation

How do I take Folic Acid?

Take one tablet per day with food or liquid.

To aid during pregnancy, take folic acid a few months before you conceive until the end of your first trimester (12 weeks).

Do not take if you:

  • Have had an allergic reaction to folic acid
  • Have low vitamin b12 levels
  • Have cancer (unless you also have folate deficiency anaemia)
  • Are having haemodialysis (a type of kidney dialysis)
  • Have a stent in your heart

Dietary Information

  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Free from sugar, gluten, yeast
  • No artificial colours, flavours or preservatives

Ingredients

  • Maltodextrin
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose
  • Stearic Acid
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Folacin

Written and reviewed by our qualified team

GPhC Number: 2088658

Carolina Goncalves

Authored by:

Carolina Goncalves
Superintendent
Pharmacist

GPhC Number: 2225869

Rehma Gill

Reviewed by:

Rehma Gill
Pharmacy
Manager

Find out more about how we ensure the accuracy of our content with our content guidelines.

Content last updated: 18 Mar 2021

Folic Acid Reviews

10/ 10
5
2
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
Truspilot logo
Google logo
Feefo logo

Based on 2 independent customer reviews taken by Feefo (see all Feefo Reviews), Google and Trustpilot (see all Trustpilot Reviews).


(read on Feefo)

Product Review:

"Great and reasonably priced"

Service Review:

"Brilliant as always"


(read on Feefo)
"Swift and Discreet"

Product Review:

"Great value for money, lovely pack"

Service Review:

"Swift delivery.
Great range of medications"

Discreet service

With our discreet packaging you can order in confidence.

We never use our brand name on bills, delivery papers or your bank statement.

All our packages are completely plain, without any details of what’s inside or who has sent it.

Estimated delivery

Signed For 1st Class

£2.90 - Thursday 18 April

Collect from your Post Office

£3.95 - Thursday 18 April

Special Delivery 1pm Guaranteed

£5.95 - Thursday 18 April by 1pm

Special Delivery 9am Guaranteed

£13.95 - Thursday 18 April by 9am

Same Day Delivery

from £4.95 - Wednesday 17 April

How does it work?

How it works - Consultation

Online consultation

Complete a short questionnaire to check your eligibility for treatment

Refer a friend step 1

Choose a treatment

Select the treatment or medication you need from leading brands

How it works - Delivery

Express delivery

Medication is dispensed and delivered to your home or work