Anefol XT Injection

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Primarily used for

Iron deficiency anemia, Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
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₹34.9/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Anefol XT Injection

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Uses of Ferrous Ascorbate

Ferrous Ascorbate is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of Ferrous Ascorbate

Common

Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Constipation, Abdominal distension, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Ferrous Ascorbate

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Anefol XT Injection works

Ferrous ascorbate belongs to the class of medicines called antianemics and is an oral iron supplement. It is a synthetic form of iron (ferrous) and along with ascorbic acid (ascorbate), that helps increase the absorption of iron in the small intestine, it raises iron levels in blood which is essential for red blood cell or hemoglobin production.
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Uses of Folic Acid

Folic Acid is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of Folic Acid

Common

Nausea, Abdominal distension, Decreased appetite, Flatulence.

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How to use Folic Acid

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Anefol XT Injection works

Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins and is necessary for the normal production and maturation of red blood cells..

In Depth Information on Anefol XT Injection

Expert advice for Ferrous Ascorbate

  • Take ferrous ascorbate with meals to reduce gastric discomfort.
  • Inform your doctor about any medications you may be receiving for treating infections (antibiotics).
  • Tell your doctor if you have ulcerations in stomach or intestine (peptic ulcer) or long-term inflammation of the intestine (regional enteritis and ulcerative colitis).
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, blood in stools, black stools, vomiting of blood, low blood pressure, increased heart rate, high blood sugar levels, dehydration, drowsiness, pale appearance, and bluish discoloration of skin, lack of vigor or fits.
  • Consult your doctor regarding use of ferrous ascorbate in children.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to iron supplements or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if suffering with disorders of excessive iron accumulation in the body (hemosiderosis and hemochromatosis), low hemoglobin in blood due to increased destruction of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia) or inability to produce red blood cells (red cell aplasia).

Expert advice for Folic Acid

  • Do not take folic acid, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to folic acid or any of the other ingredients.
  • Talk to your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Anefol XT Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Anefol XT Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, inc
reased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Anefol XT Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Anefol XT Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Anefol XT Injection alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Anefol XT Injection is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Anefol XT Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Anefol XT Injection is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Anefol XT Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Folic Acid

Q. Does folic acid contain iron?
Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins
Q. Can I take folic acid with iron supplement?
It does not contain iron and can be taken with iron supplement
Q. Does vitamin D have folic acid?
Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins and it does not have Vitamin D
Q. Is folic acid good for everyone/skin/health/polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)/hair loss/anemia?
Everyone needs folic acid for good health. It is good for skin, hair, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and anemia. However, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding the use of folic acid
Q. What is Folvite/ Fol123/ Folvite MB tablet used for?
Folvite/ Fol123/ Folvite MB are the trade names for active drug folic acid. Folvite contains only folic acid which is a component of the B group of vitamins. While Fol123/ Folvite MB, in addition to folic acid also has other forms of vitamin B. In addition folic acid is also used for prevention of folate deficiency caused by some medicines (e.g. phenytoin, phenobarbital and primidone used to treat epilepsy), folate deficiency caused by long-term red blood cell damage or kidney dialysis However, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and duration of use of folic acid
Q. How long can I take folic acid for?
Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration
Q. Does folic acid have side effects increase weight/acidity?
Folic acid may have rare side effect like acidity, while it has no known effect on weight gain
Q. Can I take folic acid with birth control?
Folic acid supplementation does not affect birth control, and can be taken if you are suffering from anemia due to folic acid deficiency However, always follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and duration of use of folic acid
Q. Can I take folic acid with methotrexate/warfarin/calcium/metformin/antibiotics?
Folic acid may interact with medicines such as methotrexate/sulfonamide antibiotics (sulfasalazine, cotrimoxazole etc). It has no known effect if taken with warfarin/calcium/ metformin.
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Substitutes for Anefol XT

No substitutes found for this medicine
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