Ferrous Ascorbate+Folic Acid+Zinc Tablet is used to treat iron deficiency anemia, Fefon-XT tablets help muscle cells store oxygen. Ascorbate (vitamin C) improves the absorption of iron from the stomach.
Ferrous Ascorbate and Folic Acid Tablets uses
Fefon-XT Ferrous Ascorbate tablets are used to treat iron deficiency including iron deficiency anemia, also prevent iron deficiency in women. This is recommended in those people with poor absorption, heavy menstrual periods, pregnancy hemodialysis, or having a diet with low in iron
Fefon-XT Ferrous Ascorbate and Folic Acid Tablets should use for 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 prevent folate or iron deficiency anemia.
FEFON-XT DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Ferrous ascorbate and Folic acid tablets slightly possible to interact with barbiturates, diphenylhydantoin, primidone, 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:
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.
Brand Name: FEFON-XT
DOSAGE FORM: Tablets
Composition: Ferrous Ascorbate eg to elemental iron100mg.+Folic Acid 1.5mg.+Zinc sulphate eq.to elemental zinc 22.5mg
Packing: 10*10 Alu Alu
MRP: Rs. 95.00 PER 10 TABLETS
FEFON-XT-SYRUP: Ferrous Ascorbate eq. to elemental Iron 30mg
Folic Acid 550 mcg
PROTILAA SYRUP: Protein Hydrolysate and Multivitamin, Minerals syrup
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