SLOW FE PLUS FOLIC ACID OTC
Generic Name and Formulations:
Iron, elemental 50mg (as ferrous sulfate 160mg), folic acid 0.4mg; sust-rel tabs.
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Indications for SLOW FE PLUS FOLIC ACID:
Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemias.
Swallow whole. 1–2 tabs daily.
Hepatitis. Pancreatitis. Peptic ulcer or GI inflammation. Achlorhydria. Monitor hematocrit. Folic acid may mask pernicious anemia. Repeated blood transfusions. Elderly.
Inhibits tetracycline absorption.
Nausea, abdominal discomfort and pain, constipation, diarrhea, masks occult bleeding, black stools.
Slow Fe—30, 60, 90; Plus folic acid—20
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