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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

WARNINGS: Caution is recommended in patients with a history of bipolar illness. Mood elevation is possible in this population.

Caution is also recommended in patients taking anticonvulsant medications as folate may interfere with anticonvulsant medication, and may lower seizure threshold. Furthermore, it has been reported that anticonvulsant medications interfere with folate metabolism, but the exact action is unclear; therefore caution is recommended with patients in this therapeutic group.

Folinic acid may enhance the toxicity of fluorouracil. Deaths from severe enterocolitis, diarrhea, and dehydration have been reported in elderly patients receiving weekly formyl-THF and fluorouracil. Concomitant granulocytopenia and fever were present in some but not all of the patients. The concomitant use of formyl-THF with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for the acute treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients with HIV infection was associated with increased rates of treatment failure and mortality in a placebo controlled study.13

Patients undergoing cancer treatment should consult their licensed medical practitioner for advice.

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE: Virt-Vite Tablets is indicated for the distinct nutritional requirements of patients in need of dietary supplementation as determined by a licensed medical practitioner.


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Other Information

DESCRIPTION: Virt-Vite Tablets is an orally administered prescription dietary supplement specifically formulated for the dietary management of patients with unique nutritional needs requiring increased folate levels.

Virt-Vite Tablets should be administered under the supervision of a licensed medical practitioner. Each round coated pink tablet contains the following dietary ingredients:

Daily Values not established for patients with unique nutritional needs who are in need of supplementation as directed by a licensed medical practitioner.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Servings per Container: 90
Amount per Serving% Daily Value
Folic acid (vitamin B9)2.5 mg*
Pyridoxine HCl (vitamin B6)25 mg*
Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12)1 mg*

Virt-vite Manufacturers

  • Virtus Pharmaceuticals Llc
    Virt-vite (Folic Acid, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride And Cyanocobalamin ) Tablet [Virtus Pharmaceuticals Llc]

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