FERROUS SULPHATE Lomapharm 50 mg film-coated tablets

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FERROUS SULPHATE Lomapharm 50 mg film-coated tablets

active ingredients

  • Ferrous sulfate, dried 151.118-154.553 mg

excipients

  • maltodextrin
  • Calcium(palmitate,stearate)
  • lactose-1 water
  • copovidone
  • Macrogol 4000
  • talc
  • calcium carbonate
  • cocoa butter
  • Magnesium stearate (vegetable)
  • shellac
  • titanium dioxide
  • cellulose powder
  • cornstarch
  • Carboxymethyl Starch, Sodium Type A
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • sucrose
  • Povidone K25
  • Iron oxides and hydroxides

FERROUS SULPHATE indication

  • The medicine is used to treat iron deficiency states.

FERROUS SULPHATE dosage

  • Always take the medicine exactly as instructed. Please check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Adults take 1 film-coated tablet 4 times a day.
  • Children weighing 25 kg or more take one film-coated tablet 3 times a day.
  • The amount of iron to be supplied to the body depends on the stage of iron deficiency. Please ask your doctor about this.

 

  • Duration of use:
    • The duration of treatment depends on the type and severity of the disease. In principle, iron therapy is required over a period of at least 8 weeks in order to achieve successful therapy. After the blood values ​​(hemoglobin) have normalized, treatment should be continued for another 6 - 8 weeks to replenish the iron supply.
    • Please talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have the impression that the effect of the preparation is too strong or too weak.

 

  • If you take more than you should:
    • Inform your doctor.

 

  • If you forget to take a dose:
    • In principle, medicines should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. Please do not compensate for missed doses by doubling the number of film-coated tablets, but continue to take them as originally planned.

 

  • If you stop taking the medicine:
    • Please contact your doctor or pharmacist beforehand, they can best assess any effects on your condition.

 

  • If you have any further questions on the use of the medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

FERROUS SULPHATE way

  • The film-coated tablets should be swallowed whole in the morning on an empty stomach or 1 hour before meals with sufficient liquid to prevent possible damage to the mucous membrane from tablets that have gotten stuck.

side effects

  • Like all medicines, the preparation can have side effects, although not everyone gets them.
  • The evaluation of side effects is based on the following frequency information:
    • Very common: more than 1 in 10 people treated
    • Common: less than 1 in 10 but more than 1 in 100 people treated
    • Uncommon: less than 1 in 100 but more than 1 in 1000 people treated
    • Rare: less than 1 in 1,000 but more than 1 in 10,000 people treated
    • Very rare: less than 1 in 10,000 people treated, including isolated cases
  • Significant side effects or signs to look out for and actions to take if affected:
    • If you are affected by any of the side effects listed below, stop taking the preparation and consult your doctor as soon as possible.
    • Gastrointestinal disorders and constipation occasionally occur. A darkening of the stool is a frequently observed, but completely harmless event after taking oral iron preparations. Constipation can be relieved with a balanced diet.
  • Other possible side effects:
    • In rare cases, hypersensitivity reactions (e.g. skin reactions) can occur.
  • Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects that are not listed.

FERROUS SULPHATE interactions

  • When taking/using the preparation with other medicines:
    • Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking/using or have recently taken/used other medicines, even if they are non-prescription medicines.
    • Iron salts like this supplement
      • decrease the intake of
        • certain antibiotics (tetracyclines),
        • penicillamine (medicine against rheumatic diseases),
        • Levodopa (Parkinson's drug)
        • Methyldopa (medicine for high blood pressure)
        • Thyroxine (thyroid hormone) in patients being treated with thyroxine.
      • affect the absorption of quinolone antibiotics (eg, ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin).
      • can increase the irritating effect on the mucous membrane of the gastrointestinal tract when taken at the same time as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including some common medicines for pain, fever and inflammation).
    • The absorption of iron is reduced by taking the following medicines at the same time
      • cholestyramine (used to lower high levels of fat in the blood),
      • Antacids (stomach acid-binding calcium, magnesium, aluminum salts)
      • and calcium and magnesium supplements.
    • You should not take the preparation within 2-3 hours of taking any of the above substances.
  • Taking the preparation with food and drink
    • You should take the supplement 1 hour before or possibly between meals, as food can interfere with iron absorption.
    • Iron-binding substances such as phytates (e.g. from cereals), phosphoric acid salts (e.g. from milk), oxalic acid salts (e.g. from spinach or rhubarb), tannic acids (tea) or coffee inhibit the absorption of iron by the organism.

Contraindications

  • The drug must not be taken
    • if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to the active ingredient iron sulphate or any of the other ingredients of the preparation.
    • if you suffer from anemia caused by infections or cancer, unless you have an iron deficiency at the same time.
    • if you have an accumulation of iron in your blood (raised iron levels) and problems with iron utilization.

pregnancy and breast feeding period

  • pregnancy
    • Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking/using any medicine.
    • Treatment with the drug should only take place after a careful benefit-risk assessment and consultation with your doctor and the high dosage of 4 times one film-coated tablet per day should not be prescribed over a longer period of time.
  • lactation
    • Even during breastfeeding, the preparation should only be prescribed after careful benefit-risk assessment and after consultation with the doctor.

patient FERROUS SULPHATE notes

  • Special care is required when taking the drug:
    • if you suffer from inflammation or ulcers of the gastrointestinal mucosa. Talk to your doctor before taking the drug. He will carefully weigh the benefit of the treatment against the risk of aggravation of the gastrointestinal disease.
    • if you are also using dietary or other iron salt supplements. To avoid the risk of a possible iron overdose, talk to your doctor before taking the preparation,

 

  • Driving and using machines
    • There are no known effects.