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Folgard Side Effects

Generic Name: multivitamin with minerals

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of multivitamin with minerals. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Folgard.

Not all side effects for Folgard may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

Applies to multivitamin with minerals: oral capsule, oral kit, oral liquid, oral lozenge, oral powder for reconstitution, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet disintegrating, oral tablet dispersible, oral tablet extended release, oral wafer

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking multivitamin with minerals (the active ingredient contained in Folgard) hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Minerals (especially taken in large doses) can cause side effects such as tooth staining, increased urination, stomach bleeding, uneven heart rate, confusion, and muscle weakness or limp feeling. Read the label of any vitamin and mineral product you take to make sure you are aware of what it contains.

When taken as directed, multivitamins and minerals are not expected to cause serious side effects. Common side effects may include:

  • upset stomach;

  • headache; or

  • unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

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