polysaccharide iron complex, Iferex 150, Ferrex 150, Niferex 150 (cont.)

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DOSING: The recommended daily dose for adults is one to two capsules by mouth daily or as directed by doctor.

A doctor should be consulted before polysaccharide iron complex is used in children.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Polysaccharide iron complex should be used with caution with medications like ciprofloxacin (Cipro), levofloxacin (Levaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), minocycline (Minocin), doxycycline (Vibramycin), levothyroxine (Synthroid), ibandronate (Boniva), and alendronate, (Fosamax). Polysaccharide iron complex can slow down the absorption of such medications and may reduce their therapeutic effects.

PREGNANCY: The FDA classifies polysaccharide iron complex in pregnancy category A, which means that polysaccharide iron complex can be safely and effectively used in pregnant females without any risks to the unborn.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether polysaccharide iron complex enters breast milk; therefore, it is best to be cautious before using it in nursing mothers.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/3/2014

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