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Drug information on Steadifer. (Ferrous Fumarate) from Steadfast MediShield Pvt. Ltd.


Steadfast MediShield Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Ferrous Fumarate
304 mg
15 Capsule
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Medical Condition(s) for which Steadifer. may be prescribed

Side effects of Steadifer.

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 Steadifer.?

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

When is Steadifer. 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 Steadifer.

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 Steadifer.

Avoid large dose of vitamins while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Steadifer.

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

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