FOLIRON-TR

FOLIRON-TR

Commercial Name

FOLIRON®- TR

Generic Name

Iron, Folic Acid & Zinc Sulphate (Timed Release Capsule)

Composition

Each Capsule contains:
Dried Ferrous Sulphate BP 150mg
(equivalent to 47 mg Iron)
Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate USP 61.80 mg
(equivalent to 22.50 mg Zinc)
Both in timed release form and
Folic Acid BP 0.5 mg

Description

FOLIRON®-TR is a combined preparation of Iron, Folic Acid & Zinc. Iron & Zinc are specially formulated for timed release over several hours.

Indication

FOLIRON®-TR is indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of iron. Folic acid and zinc deficiency especially during pregnancy and lactation.

Dosage & Administration

One capsule daily.
Two capsules a day may be required in more severe cases.

Precaution

Care should be taken in patients who may develop Iron overload. In patients with renal failure a risk of Zinc accumulation could exist.

Side Effect

Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, constipation and diarrhea are sometimes occurred. Iron may make the stool dark. These timed release capsules are designed to reduce the possibility of gastro intestinal irritation. Allergic reactions are rarely reported.

Drug Interaction

Tetracycline impairs absorption of Iron & Zinc. Absorption of Iron may be reduced by penicillamine and by antacids.

Overdose

Storage

Should be used by the prescription of registered physician
Keep in a cool dry place and protect from light.
Keep out of the reach of children.

Pack Size

Box containing 3×10’s capsules in blister pack.

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