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Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's

Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's

Synonym

ZINC+VITAMIN C+FOLIC ACID, ZINC SULPHATE MONOHYDRATE+FERROUS ASCORBATE+FOLIC ACID

Manufacturer/Marketer

Kham Pharma

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's

Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's belongs to a class of 'nutritional supplements' primarily used to treat iron deficiency and its associated anaemia. Iron deficiency anaemia is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells due to low iron levels.

Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's contains Zinc Sulphate, Ferrous Ascorbate, and Folic acid. Zinc Sulphate is a mineral that promotes the growth and development of body tissues. Ferrous Ascorbate is an essential mineral that aids in producing red blood cells and transporting oxygen to body tissues. Folic acid helps form red blood cells and prevents and treats folate deficiency (low blood levels of folate).

Your doctor will decide the dosage based on your medical condition. In some cases, Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's may cause side effects like nausea, diarrhoea, constipation, and stomach upset. These side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.

Brief your medical history to the doctor if you have any heart/kidney/liver diseases, iron overload disorders like hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, and intestinal problems (ulcer, colitis) before starting Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's. It is essential to seek medical advice before starting Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Drinking alcohol may affect iron absorption; therefore, it is advised to consult your doctor before using Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's. Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's should be given to children only when advised by the doctor.

Uses of Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's

Treatment of Iron deficiency and anaemia

Medicinal Benefits

Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's contains Zinc Sulphate, Ferrous Ascorbate, and Folic acid. Ferrous Ascorbate is a mineral that the body requires for red blood cells to transport oxygen to other cells and tissues. Ferrous Ascorbate (Iron), in combination with a protein in the blood called haemoglobin, aids in the transport of adequate oxygen to various body parts. Folic acid promotes the formation of red blood cells. It prevents and treats anaemia and folate deficiency. Zinc Sulphate is a mineral that promotes the growth and development of body tissues.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow the tablet or capsule as a whole with a glass of water. You can take it with or without food at regular intervals, as prescribed by the doctor. Do not crush, chew or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Stomach upset

Drug Warnings

Brief your medical history to the doctor if you have any allergic reactions to medicines, heart/kidney/liver/ diseases, iron overload disorders like hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, and intestinal problems (ulcer, colitis) before starting Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's. Pregnant women should consult their doctor before taking Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's. Iron is excreted into the breast milk; hence, consult your doctor before taking Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's if you are a breastfeeding mother. Drinking alcohol may affect iron absorption; therefore, it is advised to consult your doctor before using Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's. Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's should be used for children only when prescribed by the doctor.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's may interact with antacids, antibiotics (e.g. ciprofloxacin, cephalexin, penicillamine), anti-seizure medication (e.g. phenytoin, phenobarbital), anti-cancer drugs (e.g. cisplatin), and HIV/AIDS medicines (e.g. ritonavir).

Drug-Food Interactions: Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's should not be taken along with alcohol, dairy products, and eggs as it might affect iron absorption.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's should be used with caution in heart, liver or kidney diseases, iron overload disorders like hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, and intestinal problems (ulcer, colitis).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • CIPROFLOXACIN
  • CEPHALEXIN
  • PENICILLAMINE
  • PHENYTOIN
  • PHENOBARBITAL
  • CISPLATIN
  • RITONAVIR

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Try folate-rich food sources like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, leafy green vegetables, cabbage, kale, spring greens, spinach, peas, chickpeas, kidney beans, liver (avoid this during pregnancy), and breakfast cereals fortified with folic acid.

  • Vitamin C foods like orange juice, broccoli, strawberries, melons, and bell peppers enhance iron absorption.

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.

  • Exercise regularly and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  • Cut down on sugar, salt and processed foods.

Special Advise

  • Regular monitoring of iron and haemoglobin levels is advised to rule out the possibility of anaemia.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Iron deficiency anaemia: Iron deficiency anaemia is a condition caused due to low iron levels in which the body does not have enough red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to various body tissues. If the body has too little iron, it cannot make enough haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is the main protein in the red blood cells, responsible for carrying oxygen throughout the body. Symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath, light-headedness, dizziness, fast heartbeat, brittle nails, and pale skin.

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Alcohol

Caution

Drinking alcohol may affect iron absorption; therefore, it is advised to consult your doctor before using Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's.

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Pregnancy

Caution

There is limited data on how Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's affects pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before starting Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Iron in Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's can pass into breast milk when used by a breastfeeding mother. If you are a nursing mother, please consult your doctor before taking Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's.

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Driving

Safe

Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's usually does not interfere with your driving ability. However, please consult your doctor if you notice any side effects that affect your mental ability while using Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's.

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Liver

Consult your doctor

Inform your doctor if you have any history of liver diseases before taking Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's.

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Kidney

Consult your doctor

Inform your doctor if you have any history of kidney diseases before taking Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's.

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Children

Caution

Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's should be used in children only when prescribed by a doctor. The doctor will prescribe the dosage of Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's based on the child's age and weight.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

No 114 1St Floor, Radha Nagar Main Road, Chromepet, Chennai - 600044
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FAQs

Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's is used to treat iron deficiency and anemia.
Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's is a nutritional supplement that consists of Zinc Sulphate, Ferrous Ascorbate and Folic acid. It works by restoring iron levels and boosting the body's production of red blood cells (RBC), thus treating iron deficiency anaemia.
It is recommended not to take Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's along with tea, coffee, milk, and eggs since they might interfere with iron absorption from Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's.
Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's is best absorbed if taken on an empty stomach. But in some patients, Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's may cause gastrointestinal disturbances like stomach upset or constipation when taken without food. So, please take it as suggested by your doctor if you have stomach problems.
Antacids may interfere with the absorption of iron. Hence, taking Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's two hours before or four hours after taking antacids is advised.
Zinc Sulphate may decrease the absorption of antibiotics, thereby reducing their effectiveness. Maintaining at least an hour gap between Kiwifer-XT Tablet 10's and other antibiotics is advised.

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