Iron 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.
Q. How long can I take Anofer S 50mg Injection for?
Anofer S 50mg Injection is used to regulate hemoglobin levels in the human body. It is usually given to patients who have iron deficient anemia or iron deficiency. The doctor may suggest using this medicine till the hemoglobin level becomes normal. Do consult your doctor to understand the usage of this medicine properly.
Q. Can I take Anofer S 50mg Injection for anemia and iron deficiency?
Yes, Anofer S 50mg Injection can be taken for iron deficiency anemia and iron deficiency. However, its use for other types of anemia is not recommended. Take Anofer S 50mg Injection in the dose and duration advised by your doctor.
Q. What types of food items should I take other than Anofer S 50mg Injection?
You can consume food items that are rich in iron content (like red meat, pork, poultry and seafood). Other food items which contain rich iron content include beans, dark green leafy vegetables (like spinach), peas, dried fruit (raisins and apricots), iron-fortified cereals, breads and pastas. You can also try iron supplements (tablets or capsules) available at pharmacy stores for iron deficient anemia.
Q. Can I take iron with vitamin C/ Vitamin D/ multivitamin/ folic acid?
Yes, iron and vitamin C/ Vitamin D/ multivitamin/ folic acid can be taken together. Taking vitamin C and iron together helps the body absorb the iron. However, it would be best to consult your doctor before using Anofer S 50mg Injection with other medicines.
Q. Can I take Anofer S 50mg Injection with zinc?
No, Anofer S 50mg Injection may alter the absorption of zinc, if given together. Therefore, it is advisable not to take Anofer S 50mg Injection with zinc.
Q. Can I take iron with Tylenol?
Yes, you can take Tylenol (paracetamol) with iron. However, it is advised to always consult your doctor before taking any medicine to avoid any complexity.
Q. Does Anofer S 50mg Injection increase weight?
Yes, Anofer S 50mg Injection can increase weight. Exercise regularly and take a balanced diet that includes whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables and fat-free products. You should consult your doctor if you need any further help to manage your weight.
Q. Does Anofer S 50mg Injection cause constipation or acne?
Yes, Anofer S 50mg Injection may cause constipation or acne. Constipation and acne are among some of the most common side effects of Anofer S 50mg Injection. Please consult your doctor if any of these side effects bother you.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 2nd Jun 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.