CARBONYL IRON 50 mg + Folic + Zinc, Vitamins B & C
- Graduate and Gentle absorption of CARBONYL IRON
- Minimizes side effect
Pharmaceutical Group: Food Supplement
Dosage Form: Capsule
Zifemin is a combination of viamins and minerals. Iron is presented as carbonyl Iron
a natural and gradual release form of Iron to avoid gastric irritation, toxicity and to have better absorption.
- Iron deficiency anemia
- Heavy menstrual bleeding
- Generalized weakness due to vitamin and mineral deficiency
- Skin, Hair and Nail health
Dosage and direction
One capsules a day before food or as prescribed by the physician.
Possible side effects
Because of the unique and gradual way that carbonyl iron is absorbed, common side effects associated with other Iron forms may be minimized.
- Oral Iron preparation may cause constipation, Nausea, abdominal pain and stool discoloration.
- Allergic sensitization may occur following oral administration of Folic acid.
- Hypersensitivity to any of ingredients.
- Iron therapy is contraindicated in the presence of hemolytic anemia, Hemochromatosis, Hemosiderosis, red blood cell aplasia and thalassemia
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
- Folic acid interacts with antiepileptic drugs, and possibly reduces plasma concentrations of Phenobarbital and Phenytoin.
- Iron may decrease the absorption of antacids, Tetracycline, Quinolone antibiotics, Levodopa, Levothyroxine, Methyl dopa, and Penicillamine.
- If after administration of ZiFemin the symptom of anemia remained, further investigation should be performed to find the other causes of anemia.
- Patients with Hepatic disease, GI ulcers or bleeding and pancreas failure should receive iron with caution.
- In patients with renal failure there may be the risk of Zinc accumulation in the body.
- If the patient is taking any other medications should consult a physician before taking ZiFemin.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Pregnant women and nursing mothers should consult a physician before use.