Who should not take TL-Fol 500 Tablet, Extended Release?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • anemia from pyruvate kinase and G6PD deficiencies
  • decreased kidney function
  • calcium oxalate kidney stones
  • sickle cell anemia
  • iron metabolism disorder causing increased iron storage
  • a high amount of oxalic acid in urine
  • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
  • an overload of iron in the blood
  • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
  • ulcerative colitis
  • an inflammatory condition of the intestines
  • diverticular disease
  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • problems with food passing through the esophagus
  • excess iron due to repeated blood transfusions


  • Iron Complex
  • Iron Analogues
  • Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
  • Folic Acid Containing Drugs
  • Vitamin B

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