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Folic Acid (Natural folate form)

Folate (L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate calcium) helps reduces the risk of neural tube defects when taken prior to becoming pregnant and during early pregnancy. Folate is also necessary for the normal production of healthy red blood cells. SOLAL® uses L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate calcium, the most effective form of folic acid.


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Folate helps reduces the risk of neural tube defects when taken prior to becoming pregnant and during early pregnancy and is also required for healthy red blood cell production.

Product Composition

Each tablet contains the following active ingredient:

Folate (L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium) 500µg

Inactive ingredients: Isomalt and magnesium stearate.

Contains sweetener (Isomalt – 0.285g per tablet).

Storage Instructions

Store in a cool dry place below 25°C, protect from light. Keep out of reach of children.

Pharmacological Action

Folate is a vitamin supplement necessary for the normal production of red blood cells, including maturation of megaloblasts into normoblasts.

Dosage Directions

Take 1 tablet daily.

Product Warnings

Do not use this product if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any of the ingredients. If you are on any medication or suffering from any medical condition, it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new medicine, supplement or remedy. Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a healthcare practitioner. This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Health supplements are intended only to complement health or supplement the diet.

Side Effects

Folate is generally well tolerated at the recommended dose.


There are no known contraindications.


There are no known interactions.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Folate is safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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