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Folic Acid (Vitamin M) Summary

Description: A member of the vitamin B family that stimulates the hematopoietic system. It is present in the liver and kidney and is found in mushrooms, spinach, yeast, green leaves, and grasses (POACEAE). Folic acid is used in the treatment and prevention of folate deficiencies and megaloblastic anemia.

Also Known As: Vitamin M; Folacin; Folate; Folic Acid, (D)-Isomer; Folic Acid, (DL)-Isomer Show All >>

Networked: 11697 relevant articles (563 outcomes, 1936 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Folic Acid is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 101 outcomes 330 studies in 2151 results
  2. Neural Tube Defects (Exencephaly) : 73 outcomes 157 studies in 1505 results
  3. Hyperhomocysteinemia : 36 outcomes 76 studies in 646 results
  4. Stroke (Strokes) : 20 outcomes 63 studies in 222 results
  5. Anemia : 20 outcomes 50 studies in 529 results
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Drugs Related to Folic Acid

  1. Folic Acid (Vitamin M)
  2. Vitamin B 12 (Cyanocobalamin)
  3. Homocysteine
  4. Vitamins
  5. Methotrexate (Mexate)
  6. Iron
  7. Vitamin B 6
  8. Micronutrients
  9. Liposomes (Liposome)
  10. Pyridoxine (Pyridoxin)
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Therapies Related to Folic Acid

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  5. Transplants (Transplant)
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