Ferrofolvit®-Z Spansule Capsules for prophylaxis and treatment of iron deficiency

Ferrofolvit®-Z is a combination of ferrous sulphate, folic acid. vitamins B and C and Zinc, especially formulated for prophylaxis and treatment of iron deficiency when supplementary vitamins B and C and Zinc are needed.  Ferrofolvit®-Z is formulated as spansule capsules to release most of the iron in the upper small intestine where absorption is greatest and not in the stomach where gastric irritation may occur.

Composition

FERROFOLVIT Spansule Capsules
FERROFOLVIT Spansule Capsules

Each spansule capsule contains:

  • Dried ferrous sulphate  150 mg.
  • Folic acid 0.5 mg.
  • Ascorbic acid 50 mg.
  • Thiamine 2 mg.
  • Riboflavin 2 mg.
  • Pyridoxine hydrochloride 1 mg.
  • Nicotinamide 10 mg.
  • Zinc (as zinc sulphate) 25 mg.

Indications

Prophylaxis and treatment of iron, folic acid and vitamins deficiencies and when zinc supplement is required, especially for pregnant women, lactating mothers, geriatric patients and other conditions of vitamins and minerals deficiency.

Dosage and Administration

One capsule daily, or as directed by the physician.

Drug Interactions

  • Concurrent use of iron with Antacids, calcium supplements, tea, coffee, milk or milk products may decrease iron absorption and so, iron supplements should not be taken within one hour before or 2 hours after ingestion of any of the above.
  • Concurrent administration of Ferrofolvit®-Z with tetracyclines should be avoided, since iron chelates with tetracyclines and absorption of both agents may be impaired.

Marketing Authorization Holder and Manufacturer : EGYPTIAN INT. PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES CO. (E. I. P. I. CO. )-10th OF RAMADAN CITY, AREA B1 P.O.BOX 149 TENTH, EGYPT.

B03AA02  ferrous fumarate vitamin B9 / Folic acid vitamin C / Ascorbic acid vitamin B1 / Thiamine vitamin B2 / Riboflavin vitamon B6 / Pyridoxine vitamin B3 / Nicotinamide A12CB / zinc E. I. P. I. CO. EGYPTIAN INT. PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES CO.

Ferrofolvit®-Z – Information Leaflet

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Ferrofolvit®-Z – AR- Patient_Information_Leaflet
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Ferrofolvit®-Z – ENG-Patient-Information-Leaflet
Council of Arab Health Ministers and Union of Arab pharmacists
Medicament is a product which affects your health, and its consumption contrary to instructions is dangerous for you.
Follow strictly the doctor’s prescription, the method of use and the instructions of the pharmacist who sells the medicament.
The doctor and the pharmacist are experts in medicine, its benefits and risks.
Do not by yourself intenupt the period of treatment prescribed for you.
Do not repeat the same prescription without consulting your doctor.
Keep medicament out of children reach.

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