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Drug information on Lycogold PWD (Carbonyl Iron) from Pharmed Medicare

Lycogold PWD

  Oral Powder
Pharmed Medicare
Generic : Carbonyl Iron
16.65g / 6.25g / 12.5mg / 7.5mg / 5mg / 2.2mg / 1.2mg / 1.2mg / 0.75mg / 0.75mg / 0.75mg / 0.625mg / 0.5mg / 0.25mg / 0.025mg / 75IU / 1.25IU / 250mcg / 18.75mcg / 15mcg / 12.5mcg / 25g
200 g
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Lycogold PWD may be prescribed

Side effects of Lycogold PWD

  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 Lycogold PWD?

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

When is Lycogold PWD not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Lycogold PWD

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 Lycogold PWD

Avoid taking antacids within two hours while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Lycogold PWD

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

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