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Drug information on Fifa (Carbonyl Iron) from Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

Fifa

  Capsule
Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Carbonyl Iron
 36.72
100mg / 1.5mg / 15mcg / 75mg / 61.8mg
10
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Fifa may be prescribed


Side effects of Fifa

  Local: Pain at injection site, pigmentation of skin, sterile abscess.

  Systemic: Fever, headache, joint pains, chest pain, flushing, palpitation, difficulty in breathing, anaphylactic reactions, lymph node enlargement.

  Miscellaneous : Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, black or darker than normal appearing stools.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: 50 mg orally three times a day.
Child: 2 to 4 mg/kg/day divided every 12 to 24 hours (maximum daily dose = 15 mg).
Infants: 1 to 2 mg/kg/day (maximum 15 mg) in 1 to 2 divided doses.

How to use Fifa?

It comes as a tablet, syrup, and capsule to take by mouth without meal, three times a day.

When is Fifa not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Fifa

Keep this medication out of the reach of children. An accidental overdose of iron for a child can lead to death.

•Do not take this medication if you have too much iron builds, iron overload disorder, hemolytic anemia.

Other Precautions for Fifa

Avoid taking antacids within two hours while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Fifa

Store it in room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.



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