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INTRODUCTION

IMAX XT DROPS contains Ferrous ascorbate and Folic acid which belongs to the group of medicines called Hematinics. It is used in children to treat and prevent iron deficiency anemia and blood loss.

Anemia is when your body can't produce enough of haemoglobin (a substance in red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen), due to insufficient iron.

IMAX XT DROPS is not recommended to be taken if you have vitamin B12 deficiency, blood disorder, recurrent blood transfusions, stomach ulcer or other digestive disorders or anemia that is not due to iron deficiency. Before taking IMAX XT DROPS, inform your doctor if you had or have folate dependent tumour or if you had all or part of the stomach removed.

The most common side effects of taking IMAX XT DROPS are constipation, diarrhea, nausea, passing dark stools, pain in abdomen, etc. If any of the symptoms worsen, call your doctor.

USES OF IMAX XT DROPS

Used in children for treatment and prevention of:

  • iron deficiency anemia
  • blood loss

HOW IMAX XT DROPS WORKS

IMAX XT DROPS helps treat and prevent anaemia where Ferrous ascorbate aids in the formation of haemoglobin (substance that carries oxygen to tissues and organs via blood) and Folic acid helps maintain the normal formation of new red blood cells (erythropoiesis).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Give IMAX XT DROPS to your child as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Your doctor will recommend the right dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Do not stop giving IMAX XT DROPS to your child unless your doctor advises you to stop.

SIDE EFFECTS OF IMAX XT DROPS

COMMON

  • flushing
  • nausea, loss of appetite, bloating, constipation, diarrhea
  • bitter/ unpleasant taste in mouth
  • stomach cramps
  • sleep problems
  • feeling depressed
  • passing black/dark stools

RARE

Stop giving IMAX XT DROPS to your child and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following:

  • allergic reaction

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Take IMAX XT DROPS with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy foods. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Diarrhea:

Have enough liquids like water or fruit juice to maintain hydration. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Constipation:

Have plenty of fiber rich foods like fresh fruits, vegetables, cereals and drink ample amount of water. Exercise more regularly. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

Loss of appetite:

Eat when you are hungry. Eat smaller meals more often than usual. Snack only when you're hungry. Eat a protein-rich or other healthy snack such as dried fruit and nuts. If symptom persists, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

IMAX XT DROPS is recommended for use in children. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

IMAX XT DROPS is recommended for use in children. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not give IMAX XT DROPS to your child if you are allergic to ferrous ascorbate, folic acid or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

IMAX XT DROPS is not recommended for use if your child have:

  • hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis (iron overload disorders)
  • hemolytic anaemia (an increased rate of destruction of red blood cells as compared to the rate of formation of red blood cells)
  • any malignant disease (except megaloblastic anaemia due to folic acid deficiency)
  • vitamin B12 deficiency
  • any blood disorders
  • recurrent blood transfusions
  • a stomach ulcer or other digestive disorders (Ex. regional enteritis, ulcerative colitis)
  • anemia not occurring due to iron deficiency

Before giving IMAX XT DROPS to you child, inform your doctor if they have:

  • or had folate dependent tumour
  • all or portion of the stomach removed

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before giving IMAX XT DROPS to your child, inform your doctor if you are giving any of the following medicines:

  • medicines used to treat bacterial infections (Ex. ofloxacin, cotrimoxazole, chloramphenicol, sulfamethoxazole, tetracycline, neomycin)
  • medicines used for epilepsy (Ex. carbamazepine, phenytoin)
  • medicines used to reduce acidity (Ex. magnesium hydroxide, sodium bicarbonate, aluminium carbonate)
  • penicillamine (used to treat rheumatoid arthritis)
  • sulfasalazine (used for inflammatory bowel diseases)
  • cholestyramine (used to reduce blood cholesterol or control diarrhoea)
  • thyroxine (used for thyroid conditions)
  • medicines used in bone problems (Ex. risedronate, alendronate, ibandronate)
  • medicines used for certain cancers (Ex. aminopterin, methotrexate)
  • pyrimethamine (used to treat malaria)
  • trientine (used for Wilson’s disease)
  • methyldopa (used for high blood pressure)
  • zinc (used as mineral supplement)

B. Drug- Food Interactions:

Avoid giving tea, coffee, milk or eggs to your child at the same time as IMAX XT DROPS, as the body may absorb less of the iron supplement, which may reduce the effect of this medicine.

Overdosage:

If your child or anyone else accidentally take too much of IMAX XT DROPS, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose include stomach pain, diarrhea or vomiting.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ferrous ascorbate, Folic acid
Pharmacological Category :   Vitamins and Minerals
Therapeutic Indication :   Anemia
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, capsule, oral drops, syrup, suspension, syringe

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep IMAX XT DROPS out of reach of children
  • Store IMAX XT DROPS in a cool, dark place

FAQs ABOUT IMAX XT DROPS

Can IMAX XT DROPS cause dark stools?

Yes. IMAX XT DROPS contains iron that may cause your stool to turn dark or black, an effect that is not harmful. Consult your doctor if it bothers you.

Why is IMAX XT DROPS required for my body?

IMAX XT DROPS is required to treat and prevent anemia, as it provides the body with iron and folic acid. These are important components that the body needs to form red blood cells. If the body does not get enough of these substances, it is possible that it would lead to anemia. Consult your doctor for further doubts.

What if I accidentally take or give more than required medicine to my child?

Always use IMAX XT DROPS as advised by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose as too much iron can be harmful. If more IMAX XT DROPS is administered than as recommended, contact the nearest hospital or your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an overdose include stomach pain, diarrhoea or vomiting, within an hour of taking too much.

What if I forget to give a dose of IMAX XT DROPS to my child?

If you forget to give a dose of IMAX XT DROPS to your child, do it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it's almost time for the next one. Do not give IMAX XT DROPS two times to make up for the missed dose.

Can I stop giving IMAX XT DROPS to my child?

Continue giving IMAX XT DROPS to your child even if they feel better, until your doctor tells you to stop, unless you experience any unwanted effects, worsening of your condition or any new symptoms. Contact your doctor in such case.

REFERENCES

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

2. Malhotra N, Kriplani A, Pal B, et al. Ferrous Ascorbate: Current Clinical Place of Therapy in the Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia. J South Asian Feder Obst Gynae. 2021. [Accessed on 22nd October 2022] https://www.jsafog.com/doi/JSAFOG/pdf/10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1896

3. Mapra laboratories Pvt Ltd. Fe-Z XT Drops (Ferrous ascorbate + Folic acid). [Revised in April 2021] [Accessed on 22nd October 2022] https://www.mapra.com/pdf/Fe-Z%20XT%20Drops.pdf

4. Alvizia Healthcare. Atmoferon Drops (Ferrous ascorbate + Folic acid). [Accessed on 22nd October 2022] http://alviziahealthcare.com/ATMOFERON%20DROPS.html

5. Zuventus Healthcare Limited. Feronia XT Drops (Ferrous ascorbate + Folic acid). [Accessed on 22nd October] http://www.zuventus.co.in/doctor_wise_products_selected.aspx?Medi_Id=113

6. Leeford Pharmaceuticals. Ferivate drops (Ferrous ascorbate + Folic acid). [Accessed on 22nd October] https://www.leeford.in/product/278/ferivate-drops

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    FERROUS ASCORBATE 10 mg+FOLIC ACID 100 MCG
    Hsn Code
    30045010
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IMAX XT Drops 15ml

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