Iron and folic acid deficiency in pregnancy
For maximum absorption take on empty stomach, but may take with or after meals to minimize GI irritation
Oral 1 capsule/tablet 1-2 times daily.
Patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients. Hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, hemolytic anemia.
Mode of Action
Iron: Essential component in the formation of hemoglobin; adequate amounts of iron are necessary for effective erythropoiesis; also serves as a cofactor... View More
Iron chelates with antacid and tetracycline and absorption of all these may be impaired.
GI disturbance including constipation, diarrhoea, dark stools. Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Heartburn and epi-gastric pain.
Ferrous Sulphate: Oral absorption of iron may be increased when taken with ascorbic acid. May reduce the absorption of quinolones and tetracyclines whe... View More