Ferrous Ascorbate is indicated in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia.
Ferrous ascorbate, a synthetic molecule of ascorbic acid and iron. Iron replenishes the iron stores in your body and corrects iron deficiency anemia. Vitamin C (ascorbate) is added to enhance the absorption of iron in the body.
Dosage & Administration
Adult & Elderly: One tablet a day before or after meal (food independent absorption) or as directed by the physician. In more severe cases, two tablets a day may be required as prescribed by the physician.
Pediatric patients: Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
It is contraindicated in hemosiderosis, hemochromatosis, hemolytic anemia.
The treatment of a neurotic patient was interrupted because of nausea and regurgitation. In pregnant women, the incidence of pyrosis and chronic constipation is slightly increased.
Precautions & Warnings
Oral iron preparations may aggravate existing peptic ulcer, regional enteritis and ulcerative colitis. Iron compounds taken orally can impair the absorption of tetracycline antibiotics. Antacids given concomitantly with iron compounds decrease iron absorption.
The chance of poisoning is rare in adults with iron overdose.
Oral Iron preparations
Keep below 30°C temperature, away from light & moisture. Keep out of the reach of children.
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