Folinic Acid - 100 capsules (800mcg)

Folinic Acid - 100 capsules (800mcg)

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Folinic acid, also known as 5-formyl tetrahydrofolate, is an active form of a group of vitamins known as folates. In contrast to folic acid, a synthetic form of folate, folinic acid is one of the forms of folate found naturally in foods. Folate deficiency is believed to be the most common vitamin deficiency in the world due to food processing, food selection, and intestinal disorders. In the body folinic acid may be converted into any of the other active forms of folate. When taking folate it is recommended that you take adequate amounts of Vitamin B-12 as methylcobalamin. Supplement Facts Serving Size: 1 capsule Amount Per Serving % Daily Value* Folinic Acid 800 mcg 200% (from USP grade calcium folinate) * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Other Ingredients: Cellulose, gelatin (capsule), magnesium stearate, silica, potassium phosphate, and dicalcium phosphate. Does not contain preservatives, colorings, or sugar. Laboratory analysis guarantees purity of Product. What is folinic acid? Folinic acid is an intermediate in the metabolism of folic acid, the active form into which the acid is converted in the body. What is folinic acid used for? Folinic acid is used as an antidote to folic acid antagonists, such as methotrexate, which blocks the conversion of folic acid to folinic acid. It is among the most common vitamin deficiencies, and is recognized as being essential to the prevention of congenital abnormalities. It works to maintain healthy homocysteine levels. What is the recommended dose of folinic acid? Take one capsule daily with meals, or as directed by your healthcare provider. What are the side effects of folinic acid? None have been reported. Statements not evaluated by the FDA. Products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any illness, diseases or condition.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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