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Drug information on Haem UP-Z (Ferrous Fumarate) from Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Haem UP-Z

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Ferrous Fumarate
1.5mg / 152mg / 15mg / 15mcg

Drug Name : Ferrous Fumarate

Ferrous Fumarate(Ferro-DSS) generic Haem UP-Z is an essential body mineral, used to treat iron deficiency anemia. It replaces iron in the body when the body does not produce enough on its own.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Haem UP-Z may be prescribed

Side effects of Haem UP-Z

GI discomfort, heart burn, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea. Stool darkening or bloody stool may occur.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Iron Deficiency Anemia, Chronic Renal Failure, And Pregnancy/Lactation-Oral: Adult: Each tab contains ferrous fumurate 325 mg and folic acid 0.35 mg.
Premature neonates: 2 to 4 mg elemental iron/kg/day divided every 12 to 24 hours (maximum daily dose = 15 mg).
Infants and children <12 years: Prophylaxis: 1 to 2 mg elemental iron/kg/day (maximum 15 mg) in 1 to 2 divided doses.

How to use Haem UP-Z?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food.

When is Haem UP-Z not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients who have experienced with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (hemoglobin in the urine, especially observed in the morning as dark colored urine), accumulation of iron, and excess iron in the body.

Warnings and Precautions for Haem UP-Z

Avoid use in patients with active peptic ulcer, repeated blood transfusion, regional enteritis and intestinal ulcer.

•Caution needed in patients with folic acid-dependent tumors.

• Do not take this medication for more than 6 months without checking with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Haem UP-Z

Avoid large dose of vitamins while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Haem UP-Z

Oral: Store at (25°C). Store it at room temperature and in airtight container.

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