FAQs ABOUT CADOFER XT TABLET
Q: What are the uses of CADOFER XT TABLET?
A: CADOFER XT TABLET is a combination of Elemental Iron and Folic Acid which belongs to the group of medicines called haematinics. It is used to treat anaemia (deficiency of iron and haemoglobin).
Q: How to use CADOFER XT TABLET?
A: Always take CADOFER XT TABLET as directed by your physician.
Tablet/Capsule: Swallow the medicine as a whole and do not crush or chew the medicine.
Chewable Tablet: Chew the medicine well before swallowing. Your doctor will decide the correct dose, duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: What is Anaemia?
A: Anaemia is a condition that occurs when the number of healthy red blood cells in your body is too low. Every part of your body needs a sufficient supply of oxygen to function effectively. The symptoms of anemia, such as fatigue and shortness of breath, are caused by decreased oxygen delivery to your body’s vital organs and tissues. Anaemia is seen in people who have inadequate dietary intake of nutrients, kidney diseases, certain cancers, autoimmune diseases, infections etc.
Q: Can we use CADOFER XT TABLET for pregnant women?
A: If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking CADOFER XT TABLET. Folic acid requirements are usually met from the diet, but additional supplements are required in its deficiency. CADOFER XT TABLET is advised to pregnant women who want to conceive as folate utilization is increased in pregnancy.
Q: How does CADOFER XT TABLET work?
A: CADOFER XT TABLET is a combination of Elemental Iron and Folic Acid. Our body uses iron to make haemoglobin (protein in red blood cells) that carries oxygen from the lungs to all parts of the body. Iron is also used in the formation of some hormones. Folic Acid is crucial for proper brain function and plays an important role in mental and emotional health. It aids in the production body's genetic material, DNA and RNA and is especially important when cells and tissues are growing rapidly, such as in infancy, adolescence and pregnancy.