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SLOW FE PLUS FOLIC ACID
Anemias
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Drug Name:

SLOW FE PLUS FOLIC ACID OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Iron, elemental 50mg (as ferrous sulfate 160mg), folic acid 0.4mg; sust-rel tabs.

Company:
Novartis Consumer Health

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for SLOW FE PLUS FOLIC ACID:

Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemias.

Adult:

Swallow whole. 1–2 tabs daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Hemochromatosis. Hemosiderosis.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatitis. Pancreatitis. Peptic ulcer or GI inflammation. Achlorhydria. Monitor hematocrit. Folic acid may mask pernicious anemia. Repeated blood transfusions. Elderly.

Interactions:

Inhibits tetracycline absorption.

See Also:

SLOW FE

Adverse Reactions:

Nausea, abdominal discomfort and pain, constipation, diarrhea, masks occult bleeding, black stools.

How Supplied:

Slow Fe—30, 60, 90; Plus folic acid—20

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