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Description

Drug Description :

Indication : Slow Fe is essentially Ferrous sulfate, which is used to supplement the body with iron. Iron is absorbed by hemoglobin and myoglobin red blood cells to distribute oxygen within the body. Patients with anemia (iron deficiencies) take Slow Fe to supplement their red blood cells with iron.

Storage : Store Slow Fe at room temperature, in an area that is protected from moisture and heat.

Product Information :

General Information :

Precaution : Avoid taking multi-vitamins or mineral within two hours of taking Slow Fe, as the combination of similar mineral products can lead to mineral overdose. Avoid taking antibiotics within two hours of taking Slow Fe. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any allergy symptoms.

Warnings : Because certain foods make it more difficult for your body to absorb Slow Fe, avoid taking this medication after eating fish, meat, liver and whole grain breads or cereals.

Patient Family Information  : Slow Fe is not a prescription drug; however it should be taken according to your doctor’s instructions. Take Slow Fe as directed on its package label. Slow Fe is generally taken one to two hours after eating a meal.

Contraindication : It is recommended that you talk to a doctor or pharmacist before taking Slow Fe if you have any of the following conditions: iron overload syndrome; hemolytic anemia (a lack of red blood cells); porphyria (a genetic enzyme disorder that causes symptoms affecting the skin or nervous system); thalassemia (a genetic disorder of red blood cells); if you are an alcoholic; or if you receive regular blood transfusions.

Sever Side Effects :

Common Side Effects : Less serious side effects include: constipation; upset stomach; black or dark-colored stools; or temporary staining of the teeth.

Other Side Effects :

Slow Fe | Ferrous Sulfate – non Rx | Slow Fe | Slow Fe

Additional information

drugcatalogueid

1665, 2164

drugname

Slow Fe

scientificname

Ferrous Sulfate – non Rx, Ferrous Sulfate – Generic non Rx

linkname

Slow Fe

alternatename

Slow Fe, Ferrous Sulfate

strength

160mg, 300mg

ovsqty

30, 100

quantity

30, 100

generic

0, 1

nonprescription

1

formulation

Tablet

manufacturer

Novartis, Pharmascience

suppliername

CDN Supplier #1

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0

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0

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1, 0

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CDN

country

Canada

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1, 0

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1, 0

iscontrolleddrug

0

drugstatusid

5, 1, 4

drugstatus

Discontinued, On Sale, Not Available

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0

drugstatusdetail

This medication is discontinued and cannot be supplied by, On Sale, This medication is not available from

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0

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indication

Slow Fe is essentially Ferrous sulfate, which is used to supplement the body with iron. Iron is absorbed by hemoglobin and myoglobin red blood cells to distribute oxygen within the body. Patients with anemia (iron deficiencies) take Slow Fe to supplement their red blood cells with iron., Ferrous sulfate is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia.

storage

Store Slow Fe at room temperature, in an area that is protected from moisture and heat., Keep at room temperature and protect from moisture and heat.

precautions

Avoid taking multi-vitamins or mineral within two hours of taking Slow Fe, as the combination of similar mineral products can lead to mineral overdose. Avoid taking antibiotics within two hours of taking Slow Fe. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any allergy symptoms., Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. It is not known whether ferrous sulfate could be harmful to an unborn baby or if ferrous sulfate can pass into the breast milk and harm a nursing child. Seek immediate medical attention if you used too much of this medication, as an overdose may be fatal.

warnings

Because certain foods make it more difficult for your body to absorb Slow Fe, avoid taking this medication after eating fish, meat, liver and whole grain breads or cereals., Do not take any other multivitamin or mineral products within 2 hours before or after you take ferrous sulfate. Avoid taking any antibiotics within 2 hours before or after you take ferrous sulfate. Certain foods can also make it more difficult for your body to absorb ferrous sulfate. Avoid taking this medication within 1 hour before or 2 hours after you eat fish, meat, liver, and whole grain or “fortified” breads or cereals. Avoid using antacids, unless your doctor tells you otherwise.

patientfamilyinfo

Slow Fe is not a prescription drug; however it should be taken according to your doctor's instructions. Take Slow Fe as directed on its package label. Slow Fe is generally taken one to two hours after eating a meal., Always follow the exact directions your doctor has given you. Take ferrous sulfate on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Do not take antacids or antibiotics within 2 hours before or after taking ferrous sulfate. Take ferrous sulfate with a full glass of water. Ferrous sulfate is only part of a complete program of treatment that may include a special diet.

contraindication

It is recommended that you talk to a doctor or pharmacist before taking Slow Fe if you have any of the following conditions: iron overload syndrome; hemolytic anemia (a lack of red blood cells); porphyria (a genetic enzyme disorder that causes symptoms affecting the skin or nervous system); thalassemia (a genetic disorder of red blood cells); if you are an alcoholic; or if you receive regular blood transfusions., Ask your doctor if it is safe for you to take ferrous sulfate if you have: iron overload syndrome; hemolytic anemia; porphyria; thalassemia; if you are an alcoholic; or if you receive regular blood transfusions.

commonsideeff

Less serious side effects include: constipation; upset stomach; black or dark-colored stools; or temporary staining of the teeth., Less severe side effects may include: constipation; upset stomach; black or dark-colored stools; or temporary staining of the teeth.

severesideeff

Serious side effects may include: allergic reaction.

othersideeff

Other: None.