Levomefolic acid 369 views0 applications

Australian approved name (AAN): Levomefolic acid

Common names and synonyms:
Levomefolic acid
Levomefolinic acid anhydrous
Vitamin B9

Molecular formula: C20H25N7O6

Molecular weight: 459.45

RDI for Vitamin B9 as per NHMRC:
Infants 0-6 months 65µg/day (as folate) (AI)
Infants 7-12 months 80µg/day (AI)
Children – 1-3 years – 150µg/day 
Children – 4-8 years – 200µg/day
Children – 9-13 years – 300µg/day
Children – 14–18 years – 400µg/day
Adults – 400µg/day
Pregnancy – 600µg/day
Lactation – 500µg/day

Maximum daily dose: 500mcg of Levomefolic acid

Warnings and restrictions:  Only for use in oral medicines.

When used in combination with folic acid, folinic acid and/or their derivatives, the medicine must not provide more than a total of 500 mcg of folic acid, folinic acid and/or their derivatives in total per maximum recommended daily dose

VIT – Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. OR Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.

Alllowable purpose of the ingredient: Component

TGA reference: United States Adopted Name

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