FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION
FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML belongs to a class of ‘haematinics’ primarily used to treat anaemia. Iron deficiency occurs mainly due to poor diet, poor absorption of food or increased folate use in the body (during pregnancy).
Anaemia is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells for carrying the adequate oxygen required to various body tissues.
FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML contains ‘Iron’ an essential body mineral and nutritional supplement required for the formation of the red blood cells to carry oxygen to other body cells and tissues.
By combining with a protein in the blood called haemoglobin, iron helps carry adequate oxygen to various body parts.
Your doctor will decide the dosage based on your medical condition. In some cases, it may cause side effects like constipation, diarrhoea, stomach cramps, dark stools, loss of appetite, and upset stomach.
Most of these side effects of INJECTION 5ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.
If you are known to be allergic to INJECTION 5ML or its inactive components, please inform your doctor. Brief your medical history to the doctor if you have any heart/kidney/liver diseases, iron overload disorders like hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, and intestinal problems (ulcer, colitis) before starting FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML.
INJECTION 5ML is generally given at least four weeks before pregnancy and is continued up to 3 months of pregnancy. FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML is safe to use in children when prescribed by the doctor.
Uses of FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML
FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML is an essential component of hemoglobin, a red blood cell protein that helps transfer oxygen from the lungs to the different body’s tissues.
It also supports muscle metabolism and healthy connective tissue. Besides this, INJECTION 5ML is also necessary for physical growth, neurological development, cellular functioning, and various hormone synthesis. Read more: FERIKIND PLUS
Directions for Use
Side Effects of FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML
- Stomach cramps
- Dark stools
- Loss of appetite
- Upset stomach
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Let your doctor know if you are allergic to FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML or its inactive components. Brief your medical history to the doctor if you have any heart/kidney/liver/ diseases, iron overload disorders like hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, and intestinal problems (ulcer, colitis) before starting FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML.
Chewable and dissolving tablets of INJECTION 5ML contain sugar or aspartame, hence caution should be taken if you have diabetes and phenylketonuria (increased levels of an amino acid called phenylalanine). INJECTION 5ML is generally given at least four weeks before pregnancy and is continued up to 3 months of pregnancy. I
NJECTION 5ML is excreted into the breast milk, hence consult your doctor before taking FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML if you are a breastfeeding mother.
Drinking alcohol can affect iron absorption, therefore, it is advised to avoid alcohol intake while using INJECTION 5ML. FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML is safe to use in children when prescribed by the doctor. Do not store FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML above 25°C.
Drug-Drug Interaction: FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML may interact with rheumatoid arthritis drugs (penicillamine), cholesterol-lowering drugs (cholestyramine), Parkinson’s disease (levodopa, co-careldopa, entacapone), thyroid disease medicines (levothyroxine), medicines to treat bone problems (bisphosphonates), Wilson’s disease (trientine), antibiotics (quinolones, chloramphenicol, tetracyclines), blood pressure-lowering drugs (methyldopa), metal poisoning treating drugs (dimercaprol), immunosuppressants (mycophenolate mofetil), and antacids.
Drug-Food Interaction: FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML should not be taken along with alcohol, dairy products, and eggs as it might affect INJECTION 5ML absorption in the body.
Drug-Disease Interaction: INJECTION should be used with caution in heart, liver, or kidney diseases,iron overload disorders like hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, and intestinal problems (ulcer, colitis).
It is advised to avoid the alcohol intake while using FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML since alcohol can hinder the absorption of iron in INJECTION.
FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML is safe to use if prescribed by a doctor during pregnancy. FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML is generally given at least four weeks before pregnancy and is continued up to 3 months of pregnancy.
FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML can pass into the breast milk when used by a breastfeeding mother. Please consult your doctor before taking INJECTION 5ML if you are a nursing mother
FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML does not affect your ability to drive or operate any machinery. If you notice any side effects that affect your mental ability while using INJECTION, please consult your doctor.
Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking INJECTION 5ML.
It is advised to seek doctor advice before starting FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML if you have kidney diseases.
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
- Take your iron tablets regularly
- Include red meat, pork, poultry, and seafood in your diet.
- Iron sources like kidney beans, black beans, spinach, raisins, apricots, and lentils will help you improve your iron deficiency when taken along with FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML.
- Also, include iron-fortified cereals, bread, and pasta timely in your regular food intake.
- Vitamin C foods like orange juice, broccoli, strawberries, melons, and bell peppers enhance iron absorption into the body.
- You can also try iron gummies if you have sweet cravings.
- Recent trends, like using cast iron utensils for cooking can also improve your iron levels.
Regular monitoring of iron and haemoglobin levels is advised to rule out the possibility of anaemia.
Anemia: It is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells for carrying adequate oxygen to various body tissues. Anemia can be temporary, which can be treated with the help of supplements.
Sometimes, it can also be long-term, which might require medical procedures to treat. It makes you feel tired very quickly due to a lack of oxygen supply in the body.
It is one of the most common blood disorders. Anemia symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath, light-headedness, dizziness, fast heartbeat, brittle nails, and pale skin.
How does FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML work?
FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML is a dietary supplement that contains Iron. It works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) in the body, thus treating iron deficiency associated anaemia.
Can I take FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML along with tea or milk?
It is recommended not to take FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML along with tea, coffee, or milk, and eggs since they might interfere with iron absorption from INJECTION.
What happens if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and follow your usual dosage. Do not double the dose.
What is the best time to take FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML?
INJECTION is best absorbed if taken on an empty stomach. But in some patients, FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML may cause gastrointestinal disturbances like stomach upset when taken without food. So, please take it as suggested by your doctor if you have stomach problems.
Does FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML cause constipation?
FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML may cause constipation as one of its side effects. Eating fibre rich foods like vegetables, fresh fruits, and cereals, and drinking plenty of water can help relieve symptoms.
Can I take antacids while using FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML?
Antacids may interfere with the absorption of iron. Hence it is advised to take FERIKIND PLUS INJECTION 5ML two hours before, or four hours after taking antacids.
Which are tests to diagnose deficiency of iron?
Haemoglobin (Hb) and Hematocrit tests are tests used to diagnose iron deficiency in human.
What is Elemental Iron for:
Iron deficiency either due to chronic blood loss or poor absorption.
How does Elemental Iron work:
Treats Iron Deficiency
How should Elemental Iron be used:
Take this drug as directed by the doctor
Common side effects of Elemental Iron :
GI upset, black stools, abdominal discomfort or pain by oral therapy.
What do I do if I miss a dose
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
What precautions should I take when taking Elemental Iron :
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad headache.
Can I take Elemental Iron with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Elemental Iron :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
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