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Drug information on Ovasafe (Carbonyl Iron) from Xeno Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.


Xeno Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Carbonyl Iron
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Drug Name : Carbonyl Iron

Carbonyl Iron(Elemental Iron) generic Ovasafe is a dietary supplement, prescribed for iron deficiencies and iron deficiency anemia. It helps in oxygen transportation in the body.
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Other Trade Names for Carbonyl Iron

India : 


International : 

Elemental Iron, Feosol Caplet, Icar, Iron Chews, Ferra-Cap
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Ovasafe may be prescribed

Side effects of Ovasafe

  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 Ovasafe?

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

When is Ovasafe not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Ovasafe

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 Ovasafe

Avoid taking antacids within two hours while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Ovasafe

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

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