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Consider taking folic acid supplements? Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate, also known as vitamin B9. Because your body can’t make folate, you need to get it from foods, as well as in the form of folic acid from dietary supplements.

How Folic Acid is used in the body?

Folate (Folic Acid) is found naturally in many foods, and is important for a range of functions in the body. It’s recommended that healthy adults get at least 400 mcg of folate per day to prevent a deficiency.

Your body uses folate to:

  • make healthy new red blood cells
  • form & repair DNA
  • supports healthy cell division
  • support brain & nervous system
  • keep your baby healthy in pregnancy

If you don’t have enough folate in your diet, you may end up with a folate deficiency. Signs of folate deficiency includes unexplained fatigue, anaemia and muscle weakness.

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7 Top folic acid supplements 


Folic Acid 5mg 1 Capsule [Prescription Required]

FOLART Folic Acid supplements

Each capsule contains 5mg folic acid. Man be taken with or without food.

Place of Origin: Philippines


Folic Acid 400 mcg (250 Tablets)

PURITANS PRIDE Folic Acid folic acid supplements

Vegetarian dietary formula with the recommended 400mcg folic acid supplied to prevent risks of birth defects. . Take one tablet up to two times daily, preferably with meals.

Place of Origin: USA


Ferrous sulfate + Folic Acid 1 Tablet

WATSONS Ferrous sulfate + Folic Acid 1 Tablet

A combination tablet primarily used to treat anaemia (deficiency of red blood cells and haemoglobin). It also acts as a supplement in pregnancy, as during pregnancy, the demand for iron and folic acid in the body is increased.

Place of Origin: Philippines


Folic Acid Syrup 120ml [PRESCRIPTION REQUIRED]

A light-brown colored, butterscotch-flavored syrup that helps to prevet and treat Vitamin B deficiency, macrocytic anemia and so on.

Place of Origin: Philippines



WS Longan & Jujube Powder + Iron + Wild Persimmon Powder+Folic Acid Food Supplement (120 Chewable Tablets)

A chewable Iron + Folic acid tablet with wild persimmon flavor to help boost your energy, and keep your iron levels in check during your period. Take one tablet a day.

Place of Origin: Taiwan


Folic Acid 1 Capsule 5mg

Each capsule containing Folic acid 5mg indicated for the treatment of folate deficiency. Take 1 capsule a day. May be taken with or without food.

Place of Origin: Philippines


Ferrous sulfate; Folic acid; Vitamin B-Complex; Vitamin C; Nicotinamide 1 Capsule

Each capsule contains Ferrous Sulfate, Folic Acid, Vitamin B-Complex, Vitamin C plus Nicotinamide as active ingredients to treat and prevent folic acid, Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia.

Place of Origin: Philippines


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