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      FERIUM D3 TAB

      Ferium D3 tablet
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Ferium D3 tablet is a nutritional supplement prescribed for the treatment of vitamin B & D deficiency, anaemias of nutritional supplements, pregnancy, infancy or childhood, iron deficiency anaemia and peripheral neuropathies. The medicine improves nerve conduction and speed, which reduces nerve pain and improves neuropathy and regulates blood calcium levels in the body. It also helps in reducing tiredness, fatigue, protects cells from oxidative stress. However, the uses of the tablet mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other reasons or situations in which the medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      Ferium D3 tablet is a combination of Cholecalciferol 1000 IU, Cyanocobalamin 7.5 MCG, Elemental iron 100 MG, Folic acid 1.5 MG and Pyridoxine 1.5 MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Vitamins and minerals present in Ferium D3 tablet replenish the nutrient reserves of the body which aid within the proper functioning of the body. Cholecalciferol works by helping the body to use more of the calcium found in foods and supplements, supports blood vessel walls and forms a base for teeth and bones. Elemental iron replenishes the iron stores in the body and plays an important role in the formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin. Folic acid help in lowering elevated homocysteine levels linked to pregnancy complications and also plays a key role in helping the body make red blood cells, thus helps in treating anaemias. Cyanocobalamin strengthens our nervous system and plays a key part in DNA synthesis and maturation. Pyridoxine aids in improvement of metabolism, burning of more calories, enhancement of immunity and supports nervous system activity.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Ferium D3 tablet:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients or excipients used in the tablet
      • Caution:
      • Alcohol dependence
      • Pernicious anaemia
      • Bleeding disorders
      • Gastrointestinal disorders
      • History of seizures
      • Iron metabolic disorders
      • Renal and hepatic impairment
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Ferium D3 tablet. When taken in the recommended dosage guidelines, it is usually well tolerated. You may experience one or more of the following side effects:

      • Nausea
      • Abdominal cramps
      • Diarrhea
      • Stomach upset
      • Loss of appetite
      • Vomiting
      • Flatulence
      • Headache
      • Flushing
      • Metallic taste

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Bronchospasm
      • Weight loss
      • Anorexia
      • Diaphoresis
      • Acute renal failure
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Ferium D3 tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      Take the tablet once daily preferably after food to avoid stomach upset. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
      Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice that you have any abnormal reactions in your body after taking this tablet, contact your doctor immediately. Based on the dosage of Ferium D3 tablet, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible that you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Severe stomach pain
      • Headache
      • Diarrhea
      • Irritability
      • Garlic breath odour
      • Vomiting
      • Weight loss
      • Excess creatinine in urine
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Ferium D3 tablet on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine for renal patients, consult your doctor if you an impairment of normal kidney function and stay on the safe side.

      Liver:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you an impairment of normal liver function and stay on the safe side.

      Pregnancy:

      Use of this medicine in pregnancy is not considered safe in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking Ferium D3 tablet, consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

      Lactation:

      This medication is passed to infants through mother’s milk. Breastfed infants should be closely monitored. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this tablet, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

      Alcohol:

      Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      Driving:

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      There are no known food interactions with this medicine.

      Drug Interactions:

      All medicines interact differently for person to person. Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Ferium D3 tablet with aspirin, barbiturates, cimetidine, ciprofloxacin, antibiotics (chloramphenicol), anti-seizure drugs (phenytoin), cisplatin, altretamine, methotrexate.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine post the expiry date
      • Store at temperature between 20-30 degree Celsius
      • Keep the tablet out of reach of children
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      What is cholecalciferol for:

      This medication is an analogue of vitamin D, prescribed for hypocalcaemia, hypoparathyroidism, hypophosphataemia, renal osteodystrophy, and osteomalacia. Since it does not require any activation process by kidneys like other vitamin D supplements, more useful for people who have kidney problems.

      How does cholecalciferol work:

      It works by helping the body to use more of the calcium found in foods and supplements.

      How should cholecalciferol be used:

      It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

      Common side effects of cholecalciferol :

      Dry mouth, muscle pain, increased thirst, loss of appetite, vomiting, metallic taste, upset stomach, constipation, difficult urination.

      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 cholecalciferol :

      Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Some drugs like phenytoin, phenobarbital, prednisone and some laxatives may affect the availability. Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease, pregnant, or planning to have surgery including dental procedures.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      Seek help if you have 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. Inform doctor if you experience any bruising or bleeding, any rash, or if any side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take cholecalciferol with other medicines:

      This drug will only work if you get the right amount of calcium from your diet. If you are being treated with dialysis, your doctor may also prescribe a low phosphate diet. Follow these directions carefully. If you do not have kidney disease, you should drink plenty of fluids when taking this drug. If you have kidney disease, talk to your doctor about how much fluid you should drink each day.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.

      How do I store cholecalciferol :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Vitamins


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Ferium D3 tablet?

      It is a nutritional supplement prescribed for the treatment of vitamin B deficiency, anaemias of nutritional supplements, pregnancy, infancy or childhood, iron deficiency anaemia and peripheral neuropathies. The medicine improves nerve conduction and speed, which reduces nerve pain and improves neuropathy and regulates blood calcium levels in the body. It also helps in reducing tiredness, fatigue, protects cells from oxidative stress.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Ferium D3 tablet?

      The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Common side effects include stomach upset, loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, flatulence, headache, nausea, metallic taste, flushing. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects bronchospasm, weight loss, anorexia, diaphoresis, acute renal failure.

      Q3. Should we take Ferium D3 tablet with food or without food?

      Take the medicine preferably after food to avoid stomach upset.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Ferium D3 tablet?

      If you ever had kidney, liver or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with hypersensitivity to ingredients in the tablet, vitamin K deficiency, alcohol dependence, pernicious anaemia, gastrointestinal disorders, renal and hepatic impairment, diabetes mellitus, bleeding disorders, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Ferium D3 tablet make you sleepy?

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Ferium D3 tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Ferium D3 tablet lead to?

      The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to severe stomach pain, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, irritability, garlic breath odour, excess creatinine in urine.

      Q7. Can I take Ferium D3 tablet during pregnancy?

      Use of this medicine in pregnancy is not considered safe in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this tablet, consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

      Q8. Can Ferium D3 tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      Yes, you can take the medicine without doctor’s prescription but if you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Ferium D3 tablet?

      Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      Q10. How to store Ferium D3 tablet?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Ferium D3 tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Ferium D3 tablet to children?

      This medicine is not recommended for children below 12 years since the safety and efficacy of using this tablet has not been established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Ferium D3 tablet?

      The amount of time required for the tablet to show its effect in the body is not clinically established.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Ferium D3 tablet last?

      The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically determined.

      Q15. Can we take Ferium D3 tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Ferium D3 tablet?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Ferium D3 tablet?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      EMCURE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

      lane no 3,phase 2,sidco,bari-brahmana,jammu - 181133,india

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      EMCURE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

      lane no 3,phase 2,sidco,bari-brahmana,jammu - 181133,india

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