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Composition for H.B.RED

Ferrous Ascorbate(NA)

food interaction for H.B.RED

alcohol interaction for H.B.RED

pregnancy interaction for H.B.RED

lactation interaction for H.B.RED

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid it with grapefruit juice.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
It is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Ferrous Ascorbate(NA)


H.b.red injection is used to prevent and treat iron deficiency anemia (low levels of hemoglobin in blood) that may occur due to inadequate diet, pregnancy, excessive bleeding or other medical conditions.

How it works

H.b.red injection 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.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Black/dark colored stools, Constipation, Heartburn


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Expert advice for H.B.RED

  • 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).


Content on this page was last updated on 23 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)