FERROGEN TABLET

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SKU
FER0147
 
Manufacturer : 3MB-3M BIRLA HEALTH LTD
Composition : FERROUS FUMARATE-1500MCG+FOLIC ACID-152MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : FERROGEN TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
Drug Ingredient Information
FERROUS FUMARATE-1500MCG+FOLIC ACID-152MG

FERROUS FUMARATE

Information for patients
Drug Information Iron-deficiency anaemia.
Drug Alert
Alert no data available
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug Patients with intestinal strictures and diverticular disease. May worsen diarrhoea in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. May cause constipation and faecal impaction in elderly. Avoid prolonged admin (>6 mth) except in patients with continued bleeding, menorrhagia or repeated pregnancies. Not for routine use in treatment of haemolytic anaemia unless an iron-deficient state exists. Parenteral iron should not be used concurrently with oral iron treatment. Avoid use in patients receiving repeated blood tranfusions. Pregnancy.
Drug Special Care no data available
Drug Drug Interactions Oral absorption of iron may be increased when taken with ascorbic acid. May reduce the absorption of quinolones and tetracyclines when taken concurrently via the oral route. Concurrent admin with antacids may reduce the absorption of ferrous fumarate from the GI tract. May reduce the absorption of penicillamine in the gut when taken concurrently.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Contraindicated
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Contraindicated
Drug Machinery Interaction no data available
Drug More Information no data available
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info no data available
Drug quanitty PO Usual range: Up to 600 mg/day, up to 1.2 g/day if needed.
Drug Dose Should be taken on an empty stomach. (Best taken on an empty stomach. May be taken w/ meals to reduce GI discomfort.)
Excess Drug Consumption For action to be taken in the event of accidental overdose
Forgot Drug Consumption Contact Your doctor
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Possible Side Effects
General Information no data available
Common Drug Side Effects GI disturbance including constipation, diarrhoea, dark stools. Nausea and epi-gastric pain.
Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Very Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Drug Side Effects Symptoms no data available
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine

FOLIC ACID

Information for patients
Drug Information The name of your medicine is Folic acid. It contains folic acid. This belongs to a group of vitamins called ‘B vitamins’. Folic acid is used to help prevent babies being born with Neural Tube Defects such as Spina Bifida. n You should use this medicine if you are trying to become pregnant and also during the first three months of your pregnancy. n You should also use this when you know you are pregnant or you think you are pregnant and continue to use it for the first three months of your pregnancy.
Drug Alert
Alert You are allergic (hypersensitive) to folic acid or any other ingredients in this liquid (listed in Section 6) Signs of an allergic reaction include a rash, itching or shortness of breath n You have a tumour or cancer
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug You are allergic (hypersensitive) to folic acid or any other ingredients in this liquid (listed in Section 6) Signs of an allergic reaction include a rash, itching or shortness of breath n You have a tumour or cancer
Drug Special Care You have been told that you have something called ‘pernicious anaemia’ or a ‘vitamin B12 deficiency’.
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines. This includes medicines you buy without a prescription, including herbal medicines. This is because Folic acid can affect the way some other medicines work. Also, some medicines can affect the way Folic acid works. In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: n Medicines for epilepsy and fits such as phenytoin or primidone. Your doctor may need to change the amount you are taking. This is because Folic acid may make these medicines work less well.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. If you are a woman and you are pregnant, this medicine is unlikely to cause any harm to you or your unborn child.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. If you are a woman and you are pregnant, this medicine is unlikely to cause any harm to you or your unborn child.
Drug Machinery Interaction Folic acid is not likely to affect you being able to drive or use any tools or machines
Drug More Information
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info to be taken orally
Drug quanitty as per the requirement
Drug Dose as per the requirement
Excess Drug Consumption There have been no cases of people taking an overdose with this medicine. However, if you think you have taken more than you should, talk to your doctor or go to a hospital straight away.
Forgot Drug Consumption If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) 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
General Information no data available
Common Drug Side Effects An allergic reaction may include: n Any kind of skin rash, flaking skin, boils or sore lips and mouth n Sudden wheezing, fluttering or tightness of the chest or collapse. Tell your doctor if you get any of these side effects: n Feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting) or an upset stomach.
Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Very Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children n Do not store above 25°C n Take back to the pharmacy 1 month after opening. n Do not use after the expiry date which is stated on the label and carton (Exp: month, year) n The expiry date refers to the last day of that month n Do not use Folic acid if you notice a change in the appearance or smell of the medicine. Talk to your pharmacist n 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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