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Folic Acid (Phebra) TM

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional. Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Active ingredients: folic acid

Brand name


: PHEBRA Folic Acid 5mg/1ml Injection vial

What this medicine is used for


INDICATIONS AS AT 01 JAN 1991 : For the treatment of megaloblastic anaemia, where this has been shown to be due to folic acid deficiency either due to inadequate dietary intake, malabsorption or increased utilisation, including pregnancy and lactation, haemolytic anaemia, hyperthyroidism, exfoliative dermatitis and chronic infection, For prophylaxis during pregnancy and lactation.

How to use this medicine


This medicine contains one component only.

Component :

  • Injection, intravenous infusion
  • Intravenous
  • Clear yellow solution

Storage conditions


  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 1 Years.

Do I need a prescription ?


This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy ?


For the active ingredient folic acid

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at

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