Each teaspoonful of 5 ml contains:
Iron (as Iron (III) Hydroxide Polymaltose Complex) 50 mg
The preparation contains about 1000 mg sucrose in each 5 ml teaspoonful.
Inactive ingredients: Sorbitol Sol, Sucrose, Ethanol, Cream Essence, Methyl
Hydroxybenzoate, Propyl Hydroxybenzoate, Sodium Hydroxide, Dilute Hydrochloric
Acid, Purified Water.
Indication: Prevention and treatment of iron-deficiency anemia.
Therapeutic Group: Iron supplement.
When should the product not be used?
Do not use this medicine if you are hypersensitive to any of its ingredients.
Do not use this medicine if you suffer from other anemic conditions not caused
by iron deficiency such as: hemolytic anemia.
Do not use the medicine in cases of accumulation of iron in the body tissues
(haemochromatosis) (very rare) or in diseases in which use of available iron
stores in the body is abnormal.
This medicine should not be used without consulting your physician prior
to commencing treatment:
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding (in order to determine the appropriate
If you suffer or have suffered in the past from impaired function of the: digestive
system (e.g. ulcer), circulatory system (e.g. coagulation, etc.), from diabetes
(the preparation contains sugar), blood loss or if you receive recurrent blood
Warnings: Do not use this medicine frequently or for long periods of time without
consulting your doctor.
During treatment with this medicine, blood tests should be performed.
If you are sensitive to any type of food or medicine, consult your doctor prior
to commencing treatment.
Consult with the doctor if the symptoms of anemia resulting from iron deficiency
do not pass within 3 weeks.
The syrup contains sucrose.
Drug Interactions: If you are taking another medicine, or if you have just finished
treatment with another medicine, you must consult your doctor to avoid risks
or inefficacy arising from drug interactions.
Side Effects: In addition to the desired effects of the drug, some side effects
may appear during treatment with this drug, such as: constipation, diarrhea,
nausea, pressure in the upper stomach and a feeling of fullness, vomiting,
headache, symptoms of allergic reaction (asthma, rash), local skin reaction
(rash, itching), change in the color of feces due to iron release (common),
darkening of the urine (rare), change in tooth color (rare and reversible).
These side effects are usually harmless and temporary