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Hemfast (Ferrous Fumarate) Drug Price and Information

Hemfast 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. 

Hemfast

  Capsule
AHPL
Generic : Ferrous Fumarate
 5.57
300mg / 100mg / 1.5mg / 15mcg / 100mg
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    Drug information on Hemfast (Ferrous Fumarate) from AHPL

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    Drug Name : Ferrous Fumarate

    Ferrous Fumarate(Ferro-DSS) generic Hemfast 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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    Medical condition(s) for which Hemfast may be prescribed


    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.

    Side effects of Hemfast

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

    How to use Hemfast?

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

    When Should Hemfast not 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.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Hemfast

    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 Hemfast

    Avoid large dose of vitamins while taking this medication.

    Storage Conditions for Hemfast

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



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