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    Ferrous Ascorbate

    Information about Ferrous Ascorbate

    Ferrous ascorbate uses

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

    How ferrous ascorbate works

    Ferrous Ascorbate is an anti-anemic medication. It replenishes the iron stores in your body. Iron is vital for the formation of new red blood cells and hemoglobin, a substance that gives these cells the ability to transport oxygen.

    Common side effects of ferrous ascorbate

    Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Constipation, Abdominal distension, Diarrhoea

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    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).

    Content on this page was last updated on 02 February, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)