Q. How long can I take Gefer Forte Injection for?
Gefer Forte Injection is used to regulate hemoglobin levels in the human body. It is generally advised to patients who have iron deficient anemia or iron deficiency. till the haemoglobin level becomes normal. Please consult your doctor regarding its proper use.
Q. Can I take Gefer Forte Injection for anemia and iron deficiency?
Yes, Gefer Forte Injection can be taken for iron deficiency anemia and iron deficiency. However, its use for other types of anemia is not recommended. Take Gefer Forte Injection in the dose and duration advised by your doctor.
Q. What types of food items should I take other than Gefer Forte 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), dried fruit (raisins and apricots), iron-fortified cereals, breads and pastas, peas. You can also try iron supplements (tablets or capsules) available at pharmacy stores for iron deficient anemia. Always consult your doctor regarding its proper use.
Q. What can I take for iron deficiency anemia?
You can take iron supplement (ferrous fumarate/ferrous sulfate/ferrous gluconate) tablets to treat iron deficiency anemia. In case you are not sure, consult your doctor.
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 Gefer Forte Injection with other medicines.
Q. Can I take Gefer Forte Injection with zinc?
No, Gefer Forte Injection may alter the absorption of zinc, if given together. Therefore, it is advisable not to take Gefer Forte 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 Gefer Forte Injection increase weight?
Yes, Gefer Forte 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 Gefer Forte Injection cause constipation or acne?
Yes, Gefer Forte Injection may cause constipation or acne. Constipation and acne are among some of the most common side effects of Gefer Forte Injection. Please consult your doctor if any of these side effects bother you.