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Jamieson Folic Acid


Jamieson Folic Acid


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    Jamieson Folic AcidWhat is Jamieson Folic Acid used for?

    Jamieson Folic Acid

    Jamieson folic acid helps provide 1mg of folic acid and is a crucial pre-pregnancy nutrient for women who are planning to conceive. It also helps lower the risk of neural tube defects in pregnancy and is recommended along with prenatal vitamin for women during breastfeeding and pregnancy.

    Jamieson folic acid is also used to lower the homocysteine level in people that have serious kidney disease. Keep in mind that folic acid does not lower the risk of heart-related events. Lowering the levels of homocysteine can lower the risk of heart disease and stroke as well.

    Jamieson folic acid also reduces nausea and vomiting. It is required for DNA synthesis and cellular division. You can easily purchase the medicine Jamieson Folic Acid from Canada Pharmacy.


    1 tablet of Jamieson folic acid should be taken daily with a meal or as advised by your doctor.

    The dosage of this medication depends on your medical condition and the requirement of this folic acid during pregnancy. Use this drug daily to get the most benefit from it and take it at the same time each day.

    Keep taking this medication even after you start to feel better until your doctor asks you to stop.

    Do not increase the dosage of this medicine without consulting your doctor and if your condition starts to get worse, notify your doctor immediately.


    The ingredients in Jamieson folic acid include:

    • Microcrystalline cellulose
    • Colloidal silicon dioxide
    • Lactose monohydrate
    • Sodium starch glycolate
    • Stearic acid


    • People taking high doses of Jamieson folic acid might be at an increased risk of cancer.
    • Let your physician know about the medical treatments and medicines you are using.
    • This medication might increase your blood pressure so check your blood pressure regularly.
    • Let your doctor know if you are allergic to anything before using it.

    Side Effects

    Jamieson folic acid is very safe when taken orally. However, it has some side effects if it is taken in larger dosage and for a longer period of time. Some side effects of folic acid include:

    • Abdominal cramps
    • Diarrhoea
    • Rash
    • Sleep disorders
    • Irritability
    • Confusion
    • Nausea
    • Stomach upset
    • Behaviour changes
    • Skin reactions
    • Seizures
    • Gas
    • Excitability
    A very serious allergic reaction to folic acid is very rare, however, if you do notice any symptoms of an allergic reaction, let your doctor know immediately.

    Get medical help right away if you experience any unusual symptoms.
    IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

    Product Code : 6160

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