FLORADIX iron 100 mg forte film tablets

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FLORADIX iron 100 mg forte film tablets 

Areas of application:
- Iron deficiency Instructions for

FLORADIX iron use:

The total dose should not be exceeded without consulting a doctor or pharmacist.

Type of application?
Take the medicine with liquid (e.g. 1 glass of water).

Duration of use?
The duration of use depends on the type of symptoms and/or the course of the disease. It should therefore be determined in consultation with your doctor.

A variety of overdose symptoms can occur, including nausea, vomiting blood, upset stomach, diarrhea, drowsiness, and circulatory collapse. Small children in particular are very vulnerable. If you suspect an overdose, contact a doctor immediately.

Forgot to take?
Continue taking it as normal (i.e. not double the amount) at the next prescribed time.

In general, pay attention to a conscientious dosage, especially for infants, small children and the elderly. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist about any effects or precautions.

A dosage prescribed by the doctor may deviate from the information on the package leaflet. Therefore, since the doctor adjusts them individually, you should use the medicine according to his instructions.

Mode of action FLORADIX iron:

How does the ingredient in the drug work?

Iron is one of the vital trace elements and is involved in many metabolic processes in the body. Iron is important, for example, for the formation of red blood cells.

What speaks against an application?

- Hypersensitivity to the ingredients
- Anemia with iron utilization disorders, such as:
- Sideroachrestic anemia
- Thalassemia
- Lead anemia
- Hemochromatosis (iron overload)
- Haemolytic anemia (anaemia due to shortened lifespan of red blood cells)

Under certain circumstances - talk to your doctor or pharmacist about this: - Inflammation of the
gastric mucosa
- Ulcers in the digestive tract
- Inflammatory bowel diseases, such as:
- Ulcerative colitis
- Crohn's disease

Which age group should be considered?
- Children and adolescents under the age of 18: The medicine should not normally be used in this age group.

What about pregnancy and lactation?
- Pregnancy: consult your doctor. Various considerations play a role in whether and how the drug can be used during pregnancy.
- Breast-feeding: consult your doctor or pharmacist. He will examine your particular starting position and advise you accordingly as to whether and how you can continue breastfeeding.

If you have been prescribed the drug despite a contraindication, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. The therapeutic benefit can be higher than the risk that the use involves in the event of a contraindication.

Side effects:
What side effects can occur?

- Gastrointestinal problems, such as:
- abdominal pain
- nausea
- vomiting
- loss of appetite
- diarrhea
- constipation
- blackening of the stool, which is harmless

If you notice any discomfort or changes during treatment, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

For the information at this point, side effects are primarily taken into account that occur in at least one in 1,000 patients treated.

Important information:
What should you consider?
- Be careful if you are allergic to the solvent polyethylene glycol (E number E 431)!
- Be careful if you are allergic to talc!
- Be careful if you are allergic to cocoa!
- Beware of allergies to spices, essential oils and turpentine oil!
- There may be medicines with which interactions occur. You should therefore generally tell your doctor or pharmacist about any other medicine you are already using before starting treatment with a new medicine. This also applies to medicines that you buy yourself, use only occasionally or have been using for some time.
- Coffee, cola drinks, mate tea and green and black tea should be avoided during treatment with the drug.
- Milk and dairy products (quark, yoghurt, cheese), as well as mineral water, drinks fortified with calcium and mineral supplements should be avoided within 2 hours before and 4 hours after ingestion.

For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Floradix® Iron 100 mg forte

Active substance: iron(II) sulfate 1 H2O.

Area of ​​application:
Floradix® Iron 100 mg forte film tablets is used to treat iron deficiency states.

Composition according to package information
The active substance is: iron(II) sulfate monohydrate
One film-coated tablet contains: iron(II) sulfate monohydrate 302.237 - 309.106 mg (equivalent to 100 mg iron(II) ions)
The other ingredients are: maltodextrin, Calcium stearate, lactose monohydrate (milk sugar), copovidone, macrogol 4000, talc, calcium carbonate E 170, cocoa butter, magnesium stearate [vegetable], shellac, titanium dioxide E171, cellulose powder, corn starch, sodium starch glycolate (type A), sodium lauril sulfate, sucrose (sucrose or "Household sugar"), povidone K25, iron oxides and hydroxides (E172)