Ferrotron Uses

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Ferrotron indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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Increased demand for vit & essential amino acid lysine, especially during the growth period. Prophylaxis of vit deficiency eg, convalescence, restricted diet, loss of appetite, following illness, infection or surgery.

Uses of Ferrotron in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

This medication is a multivitamin product used to treat or prevent vitamin deficiency due to poor diet, certain illnesses, or during pregnancy. Vitamins are important building blocks of the body and help keep you in good health.

How to use Ferrotron

Take this medication by mouth, usually once daily or as directed. Follow all directions on the product package, or take as directed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dosage. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.

Ferrotron description

Each 5 mL contains D-panthenol 3.33 mg, cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) 133.35 IU, α -tocopherol (vitamin E) 5 mg, thiamine HCl (vitamin B1) 1 mg, riboflavin (vitamin B2) 1.17 mg, pyridoxine HCl (Vitamin B6) 2 mg, nicotinamide (vitamin B3) 6.67 mg, lysine HCl 100 mg, calcium 43.35 mg (from calcium lactate pentahydrate) 333.33 mg. It may also contain the following excipients: Potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, ascorbic acid, liquid sorbitol (non crystallizing), aspartame, acesulfame K, macroglycerol hydroxystearate, orange flavours, tangerine flavour, carmellose sodium, disodium edetate, citric acid monohydrate, concentrated phosphoric acid, purified water.

Ferrotron dosage

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Children 1-5 years: 7.5 mL/day. Adolescents and School Children: 15 mL/day

For Diabetics: It contains 3.6 g of carbohydrates/ per dose of 15 mL.

Administration: The syrup should be taken with breakfast or lunch.

Ferrotron may also be diluted with water or mixed with food.

The syrup may show natural turbidity which is due to some of the excipients but this does not impair its efficacy. Shake well before use.

Ferrotron interactions

Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal drugs you may use, especially: other vitamin/nutritional supplements.

If your brand of multivitamin also contains iron, avoid taking this product at the same time as antacids, bisphosphonates (for example, alendronate), levodopa, thyroid medications (for example, levothyroxine), or some antibiotics (for example, tetracyclines, quinolones such as ciprofloxacin). Ask your doctor or pharmacist about how long you should wait between doses and for help finding a dosing schedule that will work with all your medications.

If your brand of multivitamin also contains folic acid, be sure to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you take certain anti-seizure drugs (e.g., hydantoins such as phenytoin).

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.

Ferrotron side effects

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Constipation, diarrhea, or upset stomach may occur. These effects are usually temporary and may disappear as your body adjusts to this medication. If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

If your doctor has prescribed this drug, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Ferrotron contraindications

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Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of Ferrotron. Patients with disturbances in calcium metabolism (hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria), hypervitaminosis D, renal insufficiency, calcium-based kidney stones, therapy with vitamin D, phenylketonuria.

In case of rare hereditary conditions that may be incompatible with the excipients, the use of Ferrotron is contraindicated.

Patients with the rare hereditary condition of fructose intolerance should not take Ferrotron. It contains 2.6 g of sorbitol per maximum recommended daily dose of 15 mL.

Active ingredient matches for Ferrotron:

Amino Acids/Multiminerals/Multivitamins in Brazil.

Amino Acids/Minerals/Vitamins

Amino-acid preparation with vitamins and minerals in Italy.

Ferrous sulfate in Brazil.


List of Ferrotron substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Tablet, Enteric Coated; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 300 mg
Tablet; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 300 mg
Tablet; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 325 mg
Ferrous Sulfate 324 mg x 1000's
Ferrous Sulfate tablet, film coated 325 mg/1 (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. (US))
Ferrous Sulfate tablet 325 mg/1 (Qualitest Pharmaceuticals (US))
Ferrous Sulfate elixir 220 mg/5mL (Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation (US))
Ferrous Sulfate tablet 65 mg/1 (Boca Pharmacal, LLC (US))
Ferrous Sulfate Asian Union 200 mg x 1, 000's
Tablet; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 300 mg
Tablet; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 200 mg
Tablet; Oral; Iron / Ferrous Sulfate 35 mg
Ferrous Sulphate tablet 35 mg (Wn Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Canada))
Tablet; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 300 mg
Liquid; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 10 d / 1.1 ml
Liquid; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 6 d / 1.1 ml
Liquid; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 1 x
Pellets; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 1 x
Tablet; Oral; Ferrous Sulfate 1 x
Globules; Oral; Ferrous Tartrate 1 x
Granules; Oral; Ferrous Tartrate 1 x
Liquid; Oral; Ferrous Tartrate 1 x
Drops; Oral; Ferrous Tartrate 1 dh
Globules; Oral; Ferrous Tartrate 1 dh
Granules; Oral; Ferrous Tartrate 1 dh

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Ferrotron are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Ferrotron. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

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10 consumers reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Ferrotron before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 month and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Ferrotron. To get the time effectiveness of using Ferrotron drug by other patients, please click here.
Users%
1 month5
50.0%
> 3 month2
20.0%
3 month1
10.0%
2 days1
10.0%
2 weeks1
10.0%


33 consumers reported age

Users%
30-4515
45.5%
16-2912
36.4%
6-153
9.1%
> 602
6.1%
1-51
3.0%


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