FCA Softgel is a haematinic supplement which contains Carbonyl iron, Vitamin B12 and Folic acid.
Carbonyl Iron is the form of iron supplement which is considered to have a higher bioavailability as compared to other iron salts as it is absorbed slowly with the release of gastric acid, hence a lower rate of its mobilization confers to its low toxicity profile. Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) present in the capsule is important in contributing towards increasing the haemoglobin levels of the females and increased amount of folate ion is also required during pregnancy. Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) is amongst the commonly used supplements for the treatment of anemia. The vitamin helps in maintaining the accurate iron and blood levels together with folic acid.
FCA Softgel is used for the treatment of Iron deficiency anemia, Iron deficiency due to chronic blood loss or low intake of iron Iron deficiency anaemia and nutritional anaemia that occurs especially during pregnancy and lactation.