Ferrochelate XT New Tablet 10'S

Anaemia Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

FERROCHELATE XT NEW 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). Anaemia is a condition that occurs when the number of healthy red blood cells in your body is too low.

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine. FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET is not recommended for use if you have hemosiderosis, hemochromatosis (iron overload) or hemolytic anemias, gastrointestinal ulcers or receiving repeated blood transfusions.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have or had epilepsy, cirrhosis or other liver disease, kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis), hemolytic anemia, pernicious anemia, anemia that has not been diagnosed by a doctor and confirmed with laboratory testing, an infection or alcoholism.

FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET should be used with caution in pregnancy and breastfeeding women. FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET is not recommended for use in children below 6 years of age and below 22 kgs. The most common side effects of FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET are nausea, vomiting, dark stools, abdominal pain, diarrhea. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms bother you.

USES OF FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET

  • It is used for prevention and treatment of iron deficiency anaemia

HOW FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET WORKS

FERROCHELATE XT NEW 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.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take FERROCHELATE XT NEW 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.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET

COMMON

  • abdominal pain
  • nausea and vomiting
  • dark stools
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea

RARE

Stop taking FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • skin rashes and hypersensitivity reactions (wheezing, difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Constipation

Eat plenty of fiber-rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly. Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve.

Diarrhea

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve.

Nausea And Vomiting

Avoid oily and spicy food. Drink lots of water. If symptoms do not improve, contact your doctor.

Stomach Pain

Try to rest and relax. You can eat and drink slowly or have frequent meals. Keeping a heat pad on your stomach may also help. If pain persists, speak to your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY
Use with Caution

FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women or women planning to have a baby. Dose will be adjusted by your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING
Use with Caution

FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Dose will be adjusted by your doctor.

ALCOHOL
Consult your doctor

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET.

KIDNEY
Use with Caution

FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis). Consult your doctor before taking FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET.

LIVER
Use with Caution

FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases like cirrhosis. Consult your doctor before taking FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET.

ALLERGY
Contraindicated

Do not take FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET if you are allergic to Folic acid, Elemental iron or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have hemosiderosis or hemochromatosis (iron overload)
  • have hemolytic anemias
  • have gastrointestinal ulcers
  • are receiving repeated blood transfusions

Before taking FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • had repeated blood transfusions
  • have epilepsy
  • have hemolytic anemia, pernicious anemia, anemia that has not been diagnosed by a doctor and confirmed with laboratory testing
  • have an infection
  • had alcoholism

Use in Paediatrics:

FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET is not recommended for use in children below 6 years of age and below 22 kgs. Consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before taking FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicines for treating infections (Ex. chloramphenicol, tetracyclines, ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, ofloxacin, norfloxacin)
  • medicines containing zinc, calcium or magnesium salts
  • medicines used for thyroid gland problems (Ex. levothyroxine)
  • medicines used to treat ‘Parkinson’s disease’ (Ex. levodopa, entacapone)
  • medicines used for increase in blood pressure (Ex. methyldopa)
  • antacids used to treat indigestion (Ex. calcium carbonate)
  • medicines used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (Ex. penicillamine)
  • medicines used to reduce cholesterol and fats in the blood (Ex. cholestyramine)
  • medicines for bone diseases (Ex. bisphosphonates)
  • medicines used for high copper levels in blood (Ex. trientine)
  • medicines used for various metal poisonings (Ex. dimercaprol)
  • medicines used during transplant (Ex. mycophenolate)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, low blood pressure, changes in heart rate.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Elemental Iron, Folic Acid
Pharmacological Category :   Nutritional supplement
Therapeutic Indication :   Anaemia
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Syrup, Drops, Suspension, Oral Drops, Capsule,Chewable Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET

Q: What are the uses of FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET?

A: FERROCHELATE XT NEW 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 FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET?

A: Always take FERROCHELATE XT NEW 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 FERROCHELATE XT NEW 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 FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET. Folic acid requirements are usually met from the diet, but additional supplements are required in its deficiency. FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET is advised to pregnant women who want to conceive as folate utilization is increased in pregnancy.

Q: How does FERROCHELATE XT NEW TABLET work?

A: FERROCHELATE XT NEW 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.

REFERENCES

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3. Zhao gengli, Peking University First Hospital. Impact of Iron/Folic Acid vs Folic Acid Supplements During Pregnancy on Maternal and Child Health. Clinical trial.gov. [ Accessed on 3rd October 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02221752

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    ELEMENTAL IRON 100MG+FOLIC ACID 1.5MG
    Hsn Code
    30045010
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Ferrochelate XT New Tablet 10'S

Ferrochelate XT New Tablet 10'S Mkt: Albert David Ltd

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