Read the side effects of Ferric maltol as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Gastrointestinal: Flatulence, Diarrhea, Constipation, discoloration of feces, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, abdominal distension
Other Precautions :
1.Ferric maltol may increase the chance of Inflammatory bowel disorder (IBD), due to an increase in chances of inflammation (swelling and irritation) of the gastrointestinal tract. So, avoid use of ferric maltol in patients with active inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
2.Do not administer ferric maltol to patients with evidence of iron overload or patients receiving intravenous iron.
3.Keep ferric maltol out of reach of children as accidental over dose could be fatal.
4.Tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
5.It is better to take other medicines at least 4 hours before or 4 hours after you take ferric maltol.