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INTRODUCTION

HAPIFER XT TABLET is a combination of Ferrous ascorbate, Folic acid and Zinc sulphate which belongs to the group of medicines called Haematinics. It is used for the treatment of anaemia caused by iron deficiency. Iron deficiency anaemia is when your body can't produce enough haemoglobin (a substance in red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen), due to insufficient iron.

HAPIFER XT TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with untreated cobalamin deficiency, Addisonian pernicious anaemia or malignant disease (except megaloblastic anaemia). Before taking HAPIFER XT TABLET, inform your doctor if you have hemochromatosis, hemoglobinopathies, any gastrointestinal diseases or anaemias other than those due to iron deficiency or if you are receiving repeated blood transfusions.

HAPIFER XT TABLET is safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding, but consult your doctor before taking it. The most common side effects of taking HAPIFER XT TABLET are digestive tract problems like abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, black stools, indigestion, etc. Consult your doctor if any of your symptoms get worse.

USES OF HAPIFER XT TABLET

  • Treats iron deficiency anaemia

HOW HAPIFER XT TABLET WORKS

HAPIFER XT TABLET treats anaemia where ferrous ascorbate acts as an iron supplement to prevent iron deficiency anaemia, folic acid helps the body make healthy new cells, especially in pregnant women and zinc sulphate stimulates the activity of many enzymes in the body, supports a healthy immune system to make DNA and plays an important role in proper body development during childhood, adolescence and pregnancy.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take HAPIFER XT TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow it with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of HAPIFER XT TABLET for you based on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF HAPIFER XT TABLET

COMMON

  • stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, black stools, indigestion
  • gastric irritation, gastritis

RARE

  • loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal swelling, wind
  • allergic reactions like redness, rash, itching, hives, breathlessness and anaphylactic reactions (including shock)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly or try to eat smaller meals more frequently. Keep a heating pad on your stomach. If your stomach still aches, contact your doctor.

Vomiting:

Get adequate rest. Drink lots of fluids, especially water. Have small sips if you feel sick. Eat when you feel like eating; you don't have to eat or avoid any specific foods. Do not take any medicine for vomiting without your doctor's consultation. If vomiting does not get better, contact your doctor.

Diarrhea:

Drink lots of fluids, like water or fruit juice, to keep yourself hydrated. Check with your doctor before taking any medicine for diarrhoea. If the diarrhoea does not get better, contact your doctor.

Constipation:

Eat plenty of fibre-rich foods, like fresh fruits and vegetables and cereals and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly. If you still feel constipated, contact your doctor.

Indigestion:

Raise your head and shoulders while sleeping—this can prevent stomach acid from coming up. Do not eat for 3 to 4 hours before going to bed and avoid tea, coffee, cola and alcohol. If your indigestion does not improve, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

HAPIFER XT TABLET is safe to use in pregnancy but consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

HAPIFER XT TABLET is safe to use in breastfeeding but consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Consult your doctor if you feel any side effects during treatment with HAPIFER XT TABLET that may stop you from driving or using machines.

ALLERGY

Do not take HAPIFER XT TABLET if you are allergic to Ferrous ascorbate, Folic acid and Zinc sulphate or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

HAPIFER XT TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have untreated cobalamin deficiency
  • have Addisonian pernicious anaemia (decrease in red blood cells due to the body’s inability to absorb enough vitamin B12)
  • have any malignant disease (except megaloblastic anaemia)
  • are galactose intolerant, Lapp lactase deficient
  • have glucose-galactose malabsorption

Before taking HAPIFER XT TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • have haemochromatosis (body takes up and stores more iron than required)
  • have haemoglobinopathies (abnormal haemoglobin production)
  • have any gastrointestinal diseases like inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal strictures, diverticula (small bulging pouch in the digestive tract)
  • have anaemias other than that due to iron deficiency
  • are receiving repeated blood transfusions
  • are non-deficient
  • have folate-dependent tumours

Use in Pediatrics:

There is no proper information about the use of HAPIFER XT TABLET in paediatric patients. Consult your doctor before taking it.

Use in Geriatrics:

Your doctor will prescribe the right dose of HAPIFER XT TABLET depending on your age, body weight and health condition. Consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking HAPIFER XT TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • medicines used to treat acidity (Ex. calcium, magnesium, carbonates, bicarbonates)
  • mineral supplements
  • medicines used to treat bacterial infections (Ex. tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, cefdinir, ofloxacin, levofloxacin, co-trimoxazole)
  • trientine (used to treat Wilson’s disease)
  • acetohydroxamic acid (used in urinary tract infections)
  • levothyroxine (used in thyroid disorders)
  • medicines used to treat bone disorders (Ex. risedronate, alendronate)
  • medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease (Ex. entacapone, levodopa, methyldopa)
  • mycophenolate mofetil (used to prevent organ transplant rejection)
  • penicillamine (used in arthritis)
  • dimercaprol (used to treat arsenic, mercury, gold and lead toxicity)
  • medicines used to treat fits (Ex. phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidone)
  • sulfasalazine (used to treat inflammatory bowel disease)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of HAPIFER XT TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ferrous ascorbate, Folic acid and Zinc sulphate
Pharmacological Category :   Haematinics
Therapeutic Indication :   Iron deficiency anaemia
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep HAPIFER XT TABLET out of reach from children
  • Store below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT HAPIFER XT TABLET

Q: Can HAPIFER XT TABLET be given to children?

A: Ask your doctor before giving HAPIFER XT TABLET to your child. Your doctor will determine the correct dose or select a suitable alternative treatment for your child.

Q: What if I forget to take a dose of HAPIFER XT TABLET?

A: If you forget to take a dose of HAPIFER XT TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it's almost time for the next one. Do not take HAPIFER XT TABLET twice to make up for the missed dose.

Q: Can I stop taking HAPIFER XT TABLET on my own?

A: Continue taking HAPIFER XT TABLET until your doctor tells you to stop, unless you experience any unwanted effects, a worsening of your condition or any new symptoms. Contact your doctor in such a case.

Q: How should HAPIFER XT TABLET be taken? Can it be crushed?

A: No. Do not break, crush or chew HAPIFER XT TABLET. Take it as advised by your physician. Swallow it with a glass of water. Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration of HAPIFER XT TABLET for you based on your age, body weight and disease condition.

Q: What is HAPIFER XT TABLET used for?

A: HAPIFER XT TABLET is used to treat iron deficiency anaemia. Iron deficiency anaemia occurs when your body can't produce enough haemoglobin (a substance in red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen) due to insufficient iron.

Q: Can HAPIFER XT TABLET cause stomach pain?

A: Stomach pain is a common side effect of HAPIFER XT TABLET. In such cases, try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly or try to eat smaller meals more frequently. Keep a heating pad on your stomach. If your stomach still aches, contact your doctor.

Q: What should I tell my doctor before taking HAPIFER XT TABLET?

A: Patients taking HAPIFER XT TABLET must notify their doctor if they have any pre-existing conditions, such as untreated cobalamin deficiency, Addisonian pernicious anaemia, malignant disease (except megaloblastic anaemia), haemochromatosis, hemoglobinopathies, any gastrointestinal diseases, anaemias other than those caused by iron deficiency or if they are receiving repeated blood transfusions. Patients should also inform their doctors if they are pregnant, nursing, allergic to anything, undergoing repeated blood transfusions or receiving parenteral iron therapy. Consult your doctor if you experience anything different.

Q: Can HAPIFER XT TABLET be taken during pregnancy?

A: HAPIFER XT TABLET is safe to use during pregnancy, but if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, consult your doctor before taking it. Inform your doctor immediately if you become pregnant during treatment with HAPIFER XT TABLET.

Q: Can I take other medicines with HAPIFER XT TABLET?

A: Before taking HAPIFER XT TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, over-the-counter or any herbal medicine, as these might interact with each other and cause serious side effects.

REFERENCES

1. Sean C Sweetman. Nutritional Agents and Vitamins. Martindale The Complete Drug Reference. 36th edition. Page- 1938, 1940, 1999.

2. Warner MJ, Kamran MT. Iron Deficiency Anemia. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. StatPearls [Internet]. August 2021. [Accessed on 9th August 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK448065/

3. Narendra Malhotra, Alka Kriplani, Bhaskar Pal, Vidya Bhat, Onkar Swami. Ferrous Ascorbate: Current Clinical Place of Therapy in the Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia. Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2021. [Accessed on 13th August 2022] https://www.jsafog.com/doi/JSAFOG/pdf/10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1896

4. Gülsan M, Malbora B, Avci Z, Bayraktar N, Bozkaya I, Ozbek N. Effects of Zinc Sulfate Supplementation in Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. PubMed Central. June 2015. [Accessed on 13th August 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3878474/

5. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Ferrous ascorbate + Folic Acid + Zinc sulphate. [Accessed on 13th August 2022] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/1517.pdf

6. Naranka Pharma. Ferrous ascorbate + Folic Acid + Zinc sulphate. [Accessed on 13th August 2022] https://www.narankaapharma.com/products.html

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    FERROUS ASCORBATE 100MG+FOLIC ACID 1.5MG+ZINC SULPHATE 22.5MG
    Hsn Code
    30045010
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