Afol 5 MG Tablet

Manufactured by Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Composition: Folic Acid
Prescription Required: No


Folic acid, which is the primary constituent of Afol 5 MG Tablet, is a naturally occurring form of vitamin B necessary for maintaining some very important functions in the body. It is used as a medicine to treat certain forms of anemia caused due to deficiency of folic acid.


Commonly asked questions for Afol 5 MG Tablet

Onset of action

The effect of this medicine is cumulative and changes can be observed after 2-3 weeks of administration. However, the peak concentration in the body is attained after 1 hour of oral administration.

Duration of effect

The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is clinically not established.

Safe with alcohol?


Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while taking this medicine. Contact your doctor if there is no marked improvement in symptoms after use.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is acceptable for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is acceptable for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.


List of substitutes for Afol 5 MG Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Afol 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Fol 5 5 MG TabletZydus Cadila
Folly 5 MG TabletZydus Cadila
Pravy 5 MG TabletDr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd.


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