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iron/vitamin c/vitamin b12/folic acid - oral, Chromagen Forte, Niferex-150 F (cont.)

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.

NOTES: If your doctor has prescribed this medication for you, do not share it with others.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood count, vitamin B12 levels) may be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.There are many iron supplement products available, both with and without a prescription. Some brands also contain ingredients (e.g., succinic acid) that might help your body absorb more iron or decrease side effects. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions about available iron supplements or their ingredients.This medication is not a substitute for a proper diet. It is important to maintain a well-balanced diet. Foods rich in iron include beans, nuts, asparagus, oatmeal, red meat, dried peaches, and pork liver. B vitamins (including folic acid) are naturally found in leafy greens and other vegetables, meat, fish, poultry, and enriched breads/cereals.

MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

STORAGE: Different brands of this medication have different storage needs. Check the product package for instructions on how to store your brand, or ask your pharmacist. Keep all medications away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Information last revised March 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014


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