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Rs 610.00

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Pack Size : 15's capsule

Rs.610 Total

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Ferrocite 500 capsule

Ferrocite 500 capsule is composed of

Iron

Belongs to the category

Stomach Care

Precaution:

Caution is advised in hemochromatosis or hemosiderosis (iron overload disorders), use/abuse of alcohol, liver problems, stomach/intestinal problems (like colitis or ulcer). If your brand contains folic acid in it, then be sure to inform doctor of vitamin B12 deficiency (if you have), as folic acid may produce false results of laboratory tests for vitamin B12 deficiency. Its chewable tablets have aspartame in them, which might affect people having phenylketonuria or any condition which restricts use of aspartame. Its liquid preparations can have sugar or alcohol. So, caution is advised in diabetes, alcohol dependence & liver diseases.

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usesUses of Ferrocite 500

This medicine is basically an iron supplement which is indicated in treatment & prevention of low blood iron levels (like in anemia & pregnancy). Ferrocite 500 is an essential mineral that body requires to produce healthy red blood cells & maintain good health.

side-effectsSide effects of Ferrocite 500

 Side effects experienced may include constipation, diarrhea, upset stomach; these effects are temporary & disappears after some time. Ferrocite 500 present may cause stool to turn black, but this effect is not harmful. A very serious allergic reaction is rare. But if symptoms of allergic arise like rash, itching, swelling (face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness & breathing difficulty; then immediately consult a doctor.

pillsWhen not to use Ferrocite 500

It is contraindicated in iron metabolism disorder (increased iron storage), overload of iron in blood, hemolytic anemia (red blood cells are destroyed faster than they are made), ulcer due to excess stomach acid, gastritis (stomach irritation), ulcerative colitis (inflammation and ulcers of colon & rectum), inflammatory condition of intestine, diverticular disease (small bulges form from wall of colon), repeated blood transfusions (leading to excess iron). It is also contraindicated in allergies with iron complex, iron analogues, calcium, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), cobalt, vitamin B, cobalamin & derivatives, folic acid containing drugs, docusate, zinc oxide, zinc, calcium threonate, vitamin B6 preparations-pyridoxine, vitamin D analogue, magnesium oxide & magnesium.

pills Expert Advice for Ferrocite 500

  • For directions of its use, follow the product package or as directed by the doctor. And don’t take more than the recommended dose.
  • This medicine can be taken best on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after having a meal.
  • If stomach upset occurs, then take this medicine with food.
  • Within 2 hours before or after taking the medication, avoid using antacids, dairy products, tea, or coffee as this will decrease effectiveness of it.
  • After taking its tablet or capsule dose, don’t lie down for at least 10 minutes.
  • Its capsules & tablets should be taken with full glass of water unless directed otherwise by the doctor.
  • Extended-release capsules should be swallowed whole. Don’t crush or chew on them.
  • Use it regularly to get most benefit from it.

Q: Can I use iron supplements in excess?
Q: What are signs of iron overload?
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Warnings

  • pregnant

    Pregnancy

    In pregnant females, its use should be only if necessary. So, doctor’s recommendation about its risk & benefits should be followed.

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    There is evidence of this medicine passing through breast milk, so its use in lactating mothers should be with a doctor’s recommendation.

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