FAQs ABOUT RUBRO CAPSULE
Q: Can RUBRO CAPSULE be used on infants?
A: Ask your doctor before giving RUBRO CAPSULE to your child. Your doctor will decide on the correct dose or select a suitable alternative treatment for your child.
Q: What if I forget to take a dose of RUBRO CAPSULE?
A: If you forget to take a dose of RUBRO CAPSULE, take it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it's almost time for the next one. Do not take the medicine twice to make up for the missed dose.
Q: Can I stop taking RUBRO CAPSULE on my own?
A: Continue taking RUBRO CAPSULE 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 RUBRO CAPSULE be taken? Can it be crushed?
A: No. Do not break, crush or chew RUBRO CAPSULE. Take it as advised by your physician. Swallow it with a glass of water. Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration for you based on your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: What is RUBRO CAPSULE used for?
A: RUBRO CAPSULE is used to treat iron deficiency anemia. 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.
Q: Can RUBRO CAPSULE cause anorexia?
A: Anorexia is a common side effect of RUBRO CAPSULE. In such cases, eat when you are hungry. Eat smaller meals more often than usual. Snack only when you're hungry. Eat a nutritious snack rich in calories and protein, such as dried fruit and nuts. If your appetite does not improve, contact your doctor.
Q: What should I tell my doctor before taking RUBRO CAPSULE?
A: Patients taking RUBRO CAPSULE must inform their doctor about their pre-existing conditions like hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, hemolytic anaemia, iron-storage or iron-absorption diseases, gastrointestinal diseases or if they have any folate-dependent tumours. Patients should also inform their doctor if they are pregnant, breastfeeding, allergic to anything, undergoing multiple blood transfusions or receiving parenteral iron therapy. Consult your doctor if you experience anything different.
Q: Can RUBRO CAPSULE be taken during pregnancy?
A: Using RUBRO CAPSULE during the first trimester of pregnancy requires a careful assessment of potential risks versus benefits. 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 RUBRO CAPSULE.
Q: Can I take other medicines with RUBRO CAPSULE?
A: Before taking RUBRO CAPSULE, 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.