FEFON-XT Ferrous Ascorbate Folic Acid Syrup is used to treat iron deficiency anemia, Fefon-XT syrup helps muscle cells store oxygen. Ascorbate (vitamin C) improves the absorption of iron from the stomach.
FERROUS ASCORBATE AND FOLIC ACID SYRUP USES:
Fefon-XT Ferrous Ascorbate and Folic Acid syrup are used to treat iron deficiency including iron deficiency anemia, and also prevent iron deficiency in women. This is recommended for those people with poor absorption, heavy menstrual periods, pregnancy hemodialysis, or having a diet low in iron
Fefon-XT Ferrous Ascorbate and Folic Acid syrup should use for a few months regularly to see benefits, While benefits may be seen in days up to two months may be required until iron levels return to normal stage.
Ferrous Ascorbate is a synthetic form of iron and vitamin C (Ascorbate), this is prescribed for pregnant women to prevent spina bifida in an unborn baby, this is the best iron form to improve iron utilization and to avoid folate or iron deficiency anemia.
FEFON-XT SYRUP DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Ferrous ascorbate and Folic acid syrup are possible to interact with barbiturates, diphenylhydantoin, primidone, and tetracycline group of drugs, This combination may interact with quinolones, penicillamine, L-dopa, methyldopa, bisphosphonates, and calcium salts in few cases.
Ferrous Ascorbate and Folic Acid brands in India: 1. FERRICIP-XT 2. FERRINEXT-XT 3. IRON-XT 4. OROFER-XT 5. HBSET
Ferrous ascorbate and Folic acid Tablets price:
In India Ferrous ascorbate and Folic acid, tablets have a wide gap between MRPs. FEFON-XT tablets cost Rs. 95-00 for 10 tablets in alu alu pack, while all syrup preparations range between Rs. 120 to 150 for 200 ml.