Ferobin XT is a heamatinic preparation fortified with ferrous ascorbate (100 mg) and folic acid (1.5 mg). Iron in the form of ferrous ascorbate is eaily absorbed and assimilated. Iron is an essential element that helps in formatation of red blood cells. Folic acid is required for maturation of red blood cells. Ferobin XT is a useful adjuvant for nutritional deficiency anemia. During pregnancy the requirement of iron and folate increases and both of these supplements need to be supplemented via diet to prevent anemia. Ferobin XT is an ideal iron supplement for pregnant women, and for women with polymenorrhoe.