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Fersoft 160/0.5 Mg Syrup 200 Ml

Fersoft 160/0.5 Mg Syrup 200 Ml

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    USES :

    Ferrous fumarate is a type of iron which is usually obtained from the foods. It is required for carrying oxygen to the tissues. Ferrous fumarate in the drug form is used for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia. Folic acid is a form of vitamin B which is obtained usually from the fruits and vegetables. It helps to prevent changes in the DNA that can lead to cancer. Folic acid, as a medicine is used to treat folic acid deficiency in the human body. It is used in the treatment of anemia of certain types (i.e. lack of red blood cells). In combination with other drugs, it is used to treat pernicious anemia (i.e. a severe form of anemia). Vitamin B12 is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency. It is also used in the treatment of pernicious anemia. Vitamin B12 deficiency is seen in patients with fish tapeworm infestation, malignancy of pancreas or bowel and folic acid deficiency. Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate is used in treating constipation.

    How does the drug work?

    In the human body, ferrous fumarate releases the form of iron which helps in the synthesis of hemoglobin required for carrying oxygen. Folic acid gets converted to tetrahydrofolate in the human body. Tetrahydrofolate helps in the normal production of red blood cells, amino acids, DNA components and other molecules. Iron supplements also may benefit people with depression, fatigue, and Crohn’s disease (of the intestine). Vitamin B12 plays an important role in the cell growth, cell reproduction, hematopoiesis, and myelin synthesis (in the nerves). It works in conjugation with folic acid and enhances the synthesis of DNA. Vitamin B12 maintains the function of bone marrow and enhances the production of red blood cells. It is also required for the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat and protein. Deficiency of vitamin B12 can decrease the metabolism of folic acid and can lead to folic acid deficiency. Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate is a laxative which acts by inhibiting the absorption of fluid in the body.

    What are the common side effect?

    The common side effects of ferrous fumarate are constipation, diarrhea, stomach upset or cramps, black stools (harmless). Rarely, allergic reactions such as itching, rash, swelling, trouble breathing, etc. may develop. The common side effects of folic acid include a metallic taste in the mouth, loss of appetite, nausea, confusion, sleep disturbance, and irritation. It can lead to serious but less common side effects such as allergic reactions. The common side effects of methylcobalamine are stomach pain, bleeding from the gums or nose, bluish discoloration of the lips and fingernails, chest pain, cough, decreased urine output, difficulty in breathing, eye pain, fatigue, and increased heartbeat. The common side effects associated with Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate are intestinal bloating, stomach cramp and diarrhea.

    Important Information for use

    • People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.

    • Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.

    • Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.

    • Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.

    • Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.

    • Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.

    • Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.

    • Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.

    FAQs :Ferrous fumarate

    1. How to take ferrous fumarate tablets? Take the tablets one to two hours before food (on an empty stomach) with a glass of water. This helps in better absorption of the drug. Do not take antacids, caffeine, tea or any dairy products at least for two hours after taking ferrous fumarate.

    2. What should I do if I take an overdose of ferrous fumarate? If you have taken an overdose of ferrous fumarate, then you may develop symptoms such as stomach pain, vomiting, shallow breath, blue lips, cold and clammy skin. Call up for an immediate medical attention.

    3. What should I avoid while taking ferrous fumarate? You should not take vitamin or mineral supplements or antacids without a doctor’s prescription.

    4. What should I do if I have swelling of face or lips with ferrous fumarate? Swelling of face or lips with ferrous fumarate can be a sign of serious allergic reaction. You must get immediate medical help.

    5. I have black stools while taking ferrous fumarate. Do I need to worry about this? Appearance of black colored stools is a common side effect of ferrous fumarate. However, you need not worry about this because it is harmless. Folic Acid (vitamin B9)

    1. How to take folic acid tablets? You may take folic acid tablets with or without food, and with a glass of water.

    2. How to identify if I had an overdose with folic acid? If you have taken a large dose of folic acid, it can produce symptoms such as numbness, tingling, weakness, confusion, mouth or tongue pain. Immediately seek medical help in case you notice these symptoms.

    3. What is the dose of folic acid for pregnant women? The usual dose of folic acid in pregnant women is about 800 micrograms per day taken orally or as an injection. However, talk to a doctor who will decide the appropriate dose for you.

    4. Can I take alcohol while using folic acid? It is always advisable not to drink alcohol. However, if you cannot avoid doing so, you may need a higher dose of folic acid which will be decided by your physician.

    5. What should I do if I miss taking a dose of folic acid? In case you forget taking a dose of folic acid, take it as soon as you remember. But if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, then you must skip the missed dose and take the next dose at its regular time. This helps to avoid doubling of the dose. Vitamin B12

    1. What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking vitamin B12 supplements? You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking vitamin B12 supplements.

    2. Is it safe to give vitamin B12 supplements for children? Yes, vitamin B12 supplements are safe for children. They are prescribed for the treatment of pernicious anemia and vitamin B12 deficiency in the infants and children.

    3. Can I take vitamin B12 supplements during pregnancy? Yes, you can take vitamin B12 supplements during pregnancy as it promotes the growth of red blood cells in the mother and fetus.

    4. Should I undergo any test while taking vitamin B12 supplements? Vitamin B12 supplements may decrease potassium levels in patients with severe vitamin B12 deficiency.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with vitamin B12 supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications. Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate

    1. Can Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate be used to treat constipation? Yes. Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate is used in the treatment of constipation in children.

    2. Does Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate cause serious side effects? No. Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate does not show any severe side effects until used in recommended doses.

    3. Can Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate cause diarrhea? Yes, diarrhea is one of the common side effects associated with Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate.

    4. Can I use any other drugs for treating constipation along with Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate? No. Do not use any other drug along with Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate to treat constipation.

    5. Are there any dietary restrictions while using Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate? Follow a normal diet until suggested by the doctor, however food with less spices are recommended while using Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate.

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