Niferex Gold Tablets

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Each orange film-coated tablet for oral administration contains:

Iron
  Ferrochel®* (elemental iron)................................. 50 mg
  Polysaccharide iron complex (elemental iron) ......... 150 mg
Succinic acid......................................................... 50 mg
Vitamin C as Ester-C®†
  Ascorbic acid (as calcium ascorbate)...................... 60 mg
  Threonic acid (as calcium threonate)..................... 0.8 mg
Folic acid, USP...................................................... 1 mg
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)................................. 25 mcg
Zinc (zinc oxide).................................................... 10 mg
Docusate sodium.................................................. 50 mg

What are the possible side effects of ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Ferrex 150 Plus, Fe-Tinic 150, Niferex-150)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • fever;
  • severe lower back pain;
  • painful or difficult urination;
  • blood in your urine; or
  • black or dark stools.

Less serious...

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Inactive ingredients: carnauba wax, citric acid, croscarmellose sodium, FD&C Blue No. 2 aluminum lake, FD&C Red No. 40 aluminum lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 aluminum lake, fumed silica, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, silicon dioxide, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbic acid, starch, stearic acid, titanium dioxide, and triacetin..

What are the possible side effects of ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Ferrex 150 Plus, Fe-Tinic 150, Niferex-150)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • fever;
  • severe lower back pain;
  • painful or difficult urination;
  • blood in your urine; or
  • black or dark stools.

Less serious...

Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Niferex Gold Tablets »


Niferex Gold Tablets Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Ferrex 150 Plus, Fe-Tinic 150, Niferex-150

Generic Name: ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Pronunciation: as KORE bik AS id and EYE urn SAK a ride)

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  • What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Niferex Gold Tablets)?
  • How should I take ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Niferex Gold Tablets)?
  • What happens if I miss a dose (Niferex Gold Tablets)?
  • What happens if I overdose (Niferex Gold Tablets)?
  • What should I avoid while taking ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Niferex Gold Tablets)?
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What is ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Niferex Gold Tablets)?

Ascorbic acid is found in citrus fruit, tomatoes, potatoes, and leafy vegetables. Ascorbic acid is important for the skin and connective tissues, for normal chemical and hormonal production, and for the immune system.

Iron polysaccharide is a form of the mineral iron. Iron is important for many functions in the body, especially for the transport of oxygen in the blood.

Ascorbic acid is used to treat and prevent vitamin C deficiency.

Iron polysaccharide is used as a dietary supplement, and to prevent and to treat iron deficiencies and iron deficiency anemia.

Ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Niferex Gold Tablets)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • fever;
  • severe lower back pain;
  • painful or difficult urination;
  • blood in your urine; or
  • black or dark stools.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • stomach upset;
  • nausea or vomiting;
  • diarrhea;
  • constipation; or
  • temporary staining of the teeth.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Niferex Gold Tablets)?

Do not take more ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide than is prescribed for you or than is directed on the package.

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

Ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide may decrease the absorption of other medicines. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide if you take any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines.

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