Niferex-150 Forte

Generic Name: Vitamin C

  • What is Niferex-150 Forte?

    Niferex-150 Forte is a multivitamin with iron used to prevent and treat iron-deficient anemia and/or nutritional anemia characterized with larger-than-normal red blood cells called megaloblastic anemia.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Niferex-150 Forte?

    Keep out of reach of children. Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children <6 years. In case of accidental overdose, call your doctor or a poison control center immediately.

    Do not exceed the recommended dose.

  • Who should not take Niferex-150 Forte?

    People with hemochromatosis or a family history of this condition should speak with their doctor before taking iron supplements.

    Do not use if you have any hypersensitivity or allergic reaction to any of the components of Niferex-150 Forte.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Niferex-150 Forte?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medication you are taking before beginning treatment with Niferex-150. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history and if you have any kind of anemia or if you taking folic acid in doses above 1 milligram daily.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults: 1 capsule daily or as directed by the physician.

  • How should I take Niferex-150 Forte?

    Niferex-150 Forte is best absorbed on an empty stomach; however, occasional stomach upset such as nausea may be minimized by taking with meals.

  • What should I avoid while taking Niferex-150 Forte?

    Speak with your doctor or pharmacist about any food or drugs you should avoid while taking Niferex-150 Forte.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Niferex-150 Forte?

    If Niferex-150 Forte is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if iron interacts with any other medications you may be taking.

  • What are the possible side effects of Niferex-150 Forte?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: black stools, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, allergic sensitization

  • Can I receive Niferex-150 Forte if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Niferex-150 Forte during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Niferex-150 Forte?

    If you miss a dose of Niferex-150 Forte, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the dose. If you are unsure, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

  • How should I store Niferex-150 Forte?

    Store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat or freezing.

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