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Manufacturer : MEP-MEPRA
Dose Form : SYRUP
Description : FE Z 150ML SYR
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 1
Drug Ingredient Information


Information for patients
Drug Information (irondeficiency anaemia). The form of iron used in this product means that it is less likely to cause stomach upsets than other iron-containing medicines, and will not discolour teeth. It is taken by: • pregnant women when other forms of oral iron may not be well tolerated • children and adults who have become anaemic as a result of having rheumatoid arthritis.
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Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug • are allergic to any of the ingredients in the product. • have a history of sensitivity to iron-containing preparations.
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Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. These include iron-containing medicines or tonics.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Tell your doctor before taking Sodium feredetate if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Tell your doctor before taking Sodium feredetate if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
Drug Machinery Interaction Sodium feredetate is not expected to have an effect on your ability to drive or operate machinery.
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How to take the Medicine
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Drug quanitty Adults (over 12 years) 1 or 2 x 5ml spoonful Elderly (over 65 years) 1 or 2 x 5ml spoonful Children (6 to 12 years) 1 x 5ml spoonful Younger Children (1 to 5 years) ½ x 5ml spoonful (2.5ml) Infants (up to 12 months, including premature babies) ½ x 5ml spoonful (2.5ml) TWICE a day. Smaller doses should be used at the start of treatment.
Drug Dose The liquid is to be taken by mouth. Always take Sodium feredetate exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Take the following doses 3 times a day using either a 5ml spoon or a syringe:
Excess Drug Consumption If you accidentally take too much Sodium feredetate or give too much to a child, tell your doctor immediately or contact your hospital. Take this leaflet, the container and any remaining Sodium feredetate with you, if you can. An overdose may cause: • sickness (this may have some blood in it) or make you feel sick • stomach pains • diarrhoea • blood in your stools • tiredness • cold and sweaty skin • fast heart beat • high blood sugar • high blood acidity (metabolic acidosis).
Forgot Drug Consumption If you forget to take a dose, take the next dose at the usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Possible Side Effects
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Common Drug Side Effects Like all medicines, Sodium feredetate can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You may feel sick or have mild diarrhoea in the early stages of treatment. These effects should quickly disappear if you stop taking Sodium feredetate for a short time. When treatment is restarted, a lower dose of your medicine should be taken.
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children. The product should be stored below 30°C. Do not use Sodium feredetate after the expiry date printed on the label. Once opened the product should be used within 3 months (there is a space on the label to record the date it was first opened). If the product shows any signs of deterioration please return it to your pharmacist. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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