Endofolin is a folic acid and vitamin B9 supplement for the treatment of anemia. It is an oral medication that acts on the body by stimulating the production of red, white blood cells and platelets and can be found in the form of drops, liquid or pills.
This medicine can only be used by medical recommendation and can be found in pharmacies with the names of Enfol, Folacin, Folital and Folicil, for example.
This medicine is indicated for the treatment of megaloblastic anemia, macrocytic anemia caused by alcoholism, liver disease, hemorrhagic anemia or by pregnancy.
The price of folic acid (Endofolin) varies between 5 and 25 reais depending on the region.
How to use
The use of this medication is oral, and for adults with folic acid deficiency, 0.25 to 1 mg per day is indicated and for the treatment of megaloblastic anemia between 0.2 to 0.5 mg per day.
In the case of children, the use of drops or oral solution is recommended, with premature infants and infants between 0.25 to 0.50 mL per day; from 2 to 4 years between 0.5 to 1 mL per day and over 4 years: 1 to 2 mL per day.
No side effects of this medicine have been reported.
The use of this medicine is contraindicated in pregnancy, normocytic anemia, and pernicious anemia.