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

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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.

SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects of polysaccharide iron complex are constipation, diarrhea, nausea, dark stools, and abdominal pain.

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/3/2014


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