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Hematogen Forte
Iron/vit C Oral Tab/caps


Iron is an important mineral used by red blood cells to carry oxygen through the body. Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) improves the absorption of iron from the stomach. Hematogen Forte is used as a dietary supplement to prevent or treat iron deficiency anemia.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Chromagen Forte, Ferrogels Forte, Feogen Forte


 
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hematogen Forte
Chromagen Forte, Ferrogels Forte, Feogen Forte

Uses
Iron is an important mineral used by red blood cells to carry oxygen through the body. Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) improves the absorption of iron from the stomach. Hematogen Forte is used as a dietary supplement to prevent or treat iron deficiency anemia.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.


Overdose
  • Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6.
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.

How To Use
  • Hematogen Forte is usually taken once a day as directed.
  • Do not exceed recommended dosage.
  • Hematogen Forte is best taken on an empty stomach, but may be taken with meals if stomach upset occurs.
  • Take with a full glass (8 oz or 240 ml) of water unless your doctor directs you otherwise.
  • Do not lie down for 30 minutes after taking Hematogen Forte.

Side Effects
  • Most people can take Hematogen Forte with minimal or no side effects.
  • Stomach upset may occur.
  • Stools may appear darker in color due to the iron.
  • Do not be alarmed.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Do not take ferrous sulfate (iron) without consulting a doctor if you have: ulcers, colitis, intestinal disease.
  • Hematogen Forte should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Hematogen Forte is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • Take the missed dose as soon as you remember; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose.
  • Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: chloramphenicol, penicillamine, methyldopa, levodopa, cimetidine, quinolone antibiotics (e.g., ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin).
  • Avoid taking iron at the same time as antacids or tetracycline antibiotics.
  • Wait at least two hours between taking iron and an antacid or tetracycline.
  • Eggs and milk decrease iron absorption.
  • Coffee and tea that is drunk with a meal or 1 hour after a meal may also decrease iron absorption.
  • Because ferrous sulfate can cause false results in tests for blood in the stools, tell the doctor or laboratory personnel that you take ferrous sulfate.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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