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Ferrous Gluconate


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  • All subjects presented with normal values for iron status parameters. The geometric mean of iron bioavailability for the water solution of FGSG was 38.2 %, adjusted to 40 % from reference doses (N.S.).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • PRESENTATION: 2,5 Litres. STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Store below 25 C. Protect from light.[home.intekom.com]
  • At times, a drug may have a different or enhanced effect when other diseases are present. At other times, the drug may worsen or effect another disease.[gicare.com]
  • […] precautions Contraindicated in patients receiving repeated blood transfusions and those with peptic ulceration, regional enteritis, ulcerative colitis, hemosiderosis, primary hemochromatosis, or hemolytic anemia unless iron deficiency anemia is also present[glowm.com]
  • Its features incude: features: • also present in the combination supplement dianazene (a vitamin mixture). • it features 11. 6% elemental iron. • used as a food additive during the read more...[dir.indiamart.com]
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  • Hypersensitivity Frequency not reported: Allergic reactions Cardiovascular Frequency not reported: Circulatory collapse Application and Uses Application and Uses of Ferrous Gluconate Ferrous Gluconate can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health[foodsweeteners.com]
  • Symptoms: Initial symptoms of iron overdosage include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, haematemesis, rectal bleeding, lethargy and circulatory collapse. Hyperglycaemia and metabolic acidosis may also occur.[medicines.org.uk]
  • This safe emulsifier is used to build a strong gluten network to improve bread volume and keep dough from getting sticky or collapsing.[cspinet.org]
Weight Gain
  • Finally, large amounts consumed on a regular basis also may affect levels of such hormones as leptin and ghrelin, which help regulate appetite, thereby contributing to weight gain and obesity.[cspinet.org]
Hyperthermia
  • At 12 to 48 hours, symptoms may return, accompanied by diffuse vascular congestion, pulmonary edema, shock, seizures, anuria, and hyperthermia. Death may follow. Treatment requires immediate support of airway, breathing, and circulation.[glowm.com]
Painful Cough
  • Call your doctor at once if you have: bright red blood in your stools; black or tarry stools; a fever; stomach pain; coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; or pain in your chest or throat when swallowing a ferrous gluconate tablet.[drugs.com]
  • Call your doctor at once if you have: bright red blood in your stools; black or tarry stools ; a fever; stomach pain ; coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; or pain in your chest or throat when swallowing a ferrous gluconate tablet[emedicinehealth.com]
Sighing
  • Iron pity I am veggie megcleary Sat 14-Jan-12 22:21:36 I did try Spatone but the GP said the iron in it is not enough and would take too long to increase my level ( he then put me on one iron tablet a day which did nothing and another GP said take 3...sigh[mumsnet.com]
Constipation
  • Some people experience heartburn, upset stomach, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, dark stools, constipation, or diarrhea.[livestrong.com]
  • I found it easier to take it just before bed with a glass of orange juice (Vit C helps iron to be absorbed) However after a while I had to switch to slow release iron tablets like these, because everything else made me really constipated.[mumsnet.com]
  • SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: None KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT: Nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea may occur with prolonged high dosage, treatment for iron poisoning consists of Desferrioxamine administration[home.intekom.com]
  • Gastrointestinal disturbance: Nausea, vomiting, constipation. Dark stools (green or black). Erosion of gastric mucosa. In preterm infants may cause increased red cell haemolysis and haemolytic anaemia because of low serum values of vitamin E.[adhb.govt.nz]
Black Stools
  • Iron supplements will cause a black stool which is harmless. They also have a tendency to cause constipation, diarrhea or abdominal discomfort.[gicare.com]
  • Adverse reactions GI: nausea, epigastric pain, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, black stools, anorexia. Other: temporary staining of teeth (with elixir). Effects on lab test results None reported.[glowm.com]
  • Oral iron preparations come with a host of side effects that include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, black stool and blackening of teeth, gums and tongue.[news-medical.net]
Rectal Bleeding
  • Symptoms: Initial symptoms of iron overdosage include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, haematemesis, rectal bleeding, lethargy and circulatory collapse. Hyperglycaemia and metabolic acidosis may also occur.[medicines.org.uk]
Choking
  • Intrapharm Laboratories Limited The Courtyard Barns Choke Lane Cookham Dean Maidenhead Berks SL6 6PT United Kingdom PL 17509/0049 22/09/2005 15/04/2016[medicines.org.uk]
Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Discoloration Liquid ferrous gluconate can temporarily discolor your teeth. To prevent this, Drugs.com recommends diluting ferrous gluconate with water or fruit juice, and drinking it with a straw.[livestrong.com]

Workup

Vitamin E Decreased
  • Separate administration of vitamin E and fergon by at least two hours (Vitamin E decreases iron absorption). Vitamin C may increase iron absorption. Separate doses of L-thyroxine and fergon by at least two hours.[adhb.govt.nz]
  • Antacids, aluminum-containing phosphate binders, cholestyramine, cimetidine, vitamin E: Decreases ferrous fumarate absorption. Separate doses by 1- to 2-hour intervals. Chloramphenicol: Increases response to iron therapy. Monitor patient carefully.[glowm.com]
Copper Decreased
  • -Supplements containing calcium, zinc, manganese, or copper decrease iron absorption. -Antacids, H2 blockers, and proton pump inhibitors decrease iron absorption; do not use within 1 to 2 hours of iron administration.[drugs.com]

Treatment

  • Treatment with FM was negatively associated with the likelihood of being anemic (pseudo R(2) 0.085, P 0.03) after 6 mo of intervention.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The effects of treatment on final hemoglobin, ferritin, and sTfR were assessed by multivariate analysis. RESULTS: No significant changes in hemoglobin were observed within or among treatment groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: None KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT: Nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea may occur with prolonged high dosage, treatment for iron poisoning consists of Desferrioxamine administration[home.intekom.com]
  • Treatment 1ml/kg/day (6mg/kg/day of elemental iron) in two or three divided doses. Prophylaxis for iron deficiency anaemia in low birthweight infants with reduced body iron stores. Treatment of documented iron deficiency anaemia. Peptic ulcer.[adhb.govt.nz]
  • Adults: Prevention: Two tablets daily Treatment: Four to six tablets daily in divided doses Children 6-12 years: Prevention and treatment: One to three tablets daily in divided doses.[medicines.org.uk]

Epidemiology

  • The bottom line is that three independent studies have found that consumption of aspartame causes cancer in rodents, and one epidemiology study found evidence that aspartame increases the risk of cancer in men.[cspinet.org]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Much of the pathophysiology of iron poisoning is a result of metabolic acidosis and its effect on multiple organ systems. Toxicity manifests as local and systemic effects. Typically, iron poisoning is described in 5 sequential phases.[emedicine.medscape.com]

Prevention

  • Folate is now viewed not only simply as a nutrient needed to prevent megaloblastic anemia in pregnancy but also as a vitamin essential for reproductive health, disease prevention, and health maintenance.[dmpharma.co.in]
  • As noted above, oral iron should not be taken when the anemia is corrected and generally is not used to prevent such anemias. It is always critical to know and correct the underlying cause.[gicare.com]
  • This medicine is used to prevent or treat anaemia due to a lack of iron caused by a number of conditions, including pregnancy.[crescentpharma.com]
  • Adults: Prevention: Two tablets daily Treatment: Four to six tablets daily in divided doses Children 6-12 years: Prevention and treatment: One to three tablets daily in divided doses.[medicines.org.uk]
  • Iron also prevents fatigue and promotes good skin tone. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.[jostchemical.com]

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