Ferro-Gradumet

Hauptinformation

  • Handelsname:
  • Ferro-Gradumet retardtabletten
  • Darreichungsform:
  • retardtabletten
  • Zusammensetzung:
  • Eisen(II) 105 mg als ferrosi sulfas dessiccatus, arom.: saccharinum natricum, color.: E 127, excipiens pro compresso.
  • Verwenden für:
  • Menschen
  • Art der Medizin:
  • Biologische Medizin

Dokumenten

Lokalisierung

  • Erhältlich in:
  • Ferro-Gradumet retardtabletten
    Schweiz
  • Sprache:
  • Deutsch

Therapeutische Informationen

  • Therapiegruppe:
  • Synthetika
  • Therapiebereich:
  • Eisenmangel-anämie mit eisenmangel festgestellt

Weitere Informationen

Status

  • Quelle:
  • Swissmedic - Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products
  • Zulassungsnummer:
  • 31644
  • Berechtigungsdatum:
  • 22-06-1967
  • Letzte Änderung:
  • 24-10-2018

Packungsbeilage

Patienteninformation

Ferro-Gradumet®

FARMACEUTICA TEOFARMA

Was ist Ferro-Gradumet und wann wird es angewendet?

Ferro-Gradumet ist ein Eisenpräparat und wird zur Behandlung von Eisenmangelzuständen

(Eisenmangelanämie) verwendet.

Eisen wird für das Hämoglobin in den roten Blutkörperchen benötigt, und ein Mangel an Eisen kann

zu Blutarmut führen, was sich z.B. in ungewöhnlicher Müdigkeit, Kurzatmigkeit oder Abnahme der

körperlichen Leistungsfähigkeit äussern kann.

Ferro-Gradumet enthält Eisen in einer Form, die den Wirkstoff im Darm langsam abgibt (Retard-

Prinzip).

Was sollte dazu beachtet werden?

Bevor Sie mit der Einnahme von Ferro-Gradumet beginnen, sollte der zu niedrige Gehalt des Blutes

an Eisen und Blutfarbstoff (Hämoglobin) vom Arzt oder der Ärztin durch geeignete Untersuchungen

bestätigt worden sein. Wenn die Blutarmut nicht durch einen Eisenmangel bedingt ist, ist Ferro-

Gradumet nicht nur wirkungslos, sondern kann zu einer Eisenüberladung führen.

Ihr Arzt oder Ihre Ärztin möchte eventuell durch regelmässige Untersuchungen die Fortschritte Ihrer

Behandlung feststellen und vielleicht auch Blutuntersuchungen vornehmen. Das ist ganz normal und

sollte Sie nicht weiter beunruhigen. Wenn sich Ihre Beschwerden innerhalb von 3 Wochen nicht

bessern, suchen Sie Ihren Arzt oder Ihre Ärztin auf.

Wann darf Ferro-Gradumet nicht angewendet werden?

Bei Eisenüberladung, Eisenverwertungsstörungen, bei «Blutarmut», die nicht auf Eisenmangel

beruht, bei begründeter Unverträglichkeit (z.B. bei schweren entzündlichen Veränderungen im

Magen und im Darm), bei schweren Leber- und Nierenerkrankungen.

Bei Überempfindlichkeit auf einen Inhaltsstoff gemäss Zusammensetzung.

Wegen seines hohen Eisengehalts darf Ferro-Gradumet Kindern unter 12 Jahren und unter 40 kg

Körpergewicht nicht verabreicht werden.

Wann ist bei der Einnahme von Ferro-Gradumet Vorsicht geboten?

Bei gewissen Magen-Darm-Erkrankungen sollen Eisenpräparate nur nach Rücksprache mit dem Arzt

bzw. der Ärztin eingenommen werden.

Mittel gegen Magenbrennen können die Aufnahme von Eisen hemmen.

Ferro-Gradumet sollte auch nicht gleichzeitig mit Arzneimitteln gegen chronische Polyarthritis,

bestimmten Antibiotika (Tetrazykline und Chinolone) und gerbsäurehaltigen Nahrungs- und

Genussmitteln (z.B. schwarzer Tee und Kaffee) eingenommen werden, da diese sich gegenseitig

bezüglich der Aufnahme beeinflussen können.

Sie sollten deshalb darauf achten (und Ihr Arzt bzw. Ihre Ärztin wird es Ihnen auch empfehlen), dass

zwischen der Einnahme von Ferro-Gradumet und eines dieser Arzneimittel bzw. dieser

Nahrungsmittel mehrere Stunden liegen.

Beachten Sie, dass chronischer übermässiger Alkoholgenuss über eine Erhöhung der Eisenaufnahme

zu einer Eisenüberladung führen kann.

Informieren Sie Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker, bzw. Ihre Ärztin oder Apothekerin, wenn Sie an anderen

Krankheiten leiden (insbesondere Magengeschwür und entzündliche Darmerkrankungen, wie z.B.

Enteritis oder Colitis), Allergien haben oder andere Arzneimittel (auch selbstgekaufte!) einnehmen

oder äusserlich anwenden!

Darf Ferro-Gradumet während einer Schwangerschaft oder in der Stillzeit eingenommen werden?

Ferro-Gradumet wird auch bei Eisenmangelzuständen in der Schwangerschaft und Stillzeit

verschrieben.

Sie sollten unbedingt mit Ihrem Arzt oder Ihrer Ärztin sprechen, bevor Sie mit der Einnahme von

Ferro-Gradumet beginnen.

Wie verwenden Sie Ferro-Gradumet?

Erwachsene und Jugendliche ab 12 Jahren und über 40 kg Körpergewicht: eine Tablette täglich,

unzerkaut und mit etwas Flüssigkeit, etwa eine halbe Stunde vor dem Frühstück einnehmen.

Ihr Arzt bzw. Ihre Ärztin kann diese Empfehlung jedoch Ihren Bedürfnissen anpassen.

Ein Eisenmangel bedarf einer langen Behandlung, und Ferro-Gradumet muss deshalb oft über

Wochen und Monate eingenommen werden. Der Erfolg hängt von Ihrer zuverlässigen Einnahme ab!

Halten Sie sich an die in der Packungsbeilage angegebene oder vom Arzt oder der Ärztin

verschriebene Dosierung.

Wenn Sie glauben, das Arzneimittel wirke zu schwach oder zu stark, so sprechen Sie mit Ihrem Arzt

oder Apotheker, bzw. mit Ihrer Ärztin oder Apothekerin.

Welche Nebenwirkungen kann Ferro-Gradumet haben?

Gelegentlich Störungen im Magen-Darmbereich wie Übelkeit, Magenschmerzen, Durchfall oder

Verstopfung. Die Dunkelfärbung des Stuhls ist möglich. Selten sind auch allergische Reaktionen

beobachtet worden.

Wenn Sie Nebenwirkungen bemerken, die hier nicht beschrieben sind, sollten Sie Ihren Arzt oder

Apotheker bzw. Ihre Ärztin oder Apothekerin informieren.

Was ist ferner zu beachten?

Da bereits die Packung mit 30 Tabletten Ferro-Gradumet eine Gesamtdosis Eisen enthält, die auf

einmal eingenommen vor allem bei Kleinkindern zu einer lebensbedrohlichen Vergiftung führen

kann, muss dieses Arzneimittel unbedingt ausserhalb der Reichweite von Kindern aufbewahrt

werden.

Das Arzneimittel ist bei Raumtemperatur (15–25 °C) aufzubewahren, und es darf nur bis zu dem auf

der Verpackung mit «Verfall/échéance» bezeichneten Datum verwendet werden.

Weitere Auskünfte erteilt Ihnen Ihr Arzt oder Apotheker bzw. Ihre Ärztin oder Apothekerin. Diese

Personen verfügen über die ausführliche Fachinformation.

Was ist in Ferro-Gradumet enthalten?

1 Depottablette enthält: Den Wirkstoff 105 mg Eisen (II) in der Form von Eisensulfat. Die

Hilfsstoffe: Farbstoff E127(Erythrosin), Saccharin und weitere Hilfsstoffe.

Zulassungsnummer

31644 (Swissmedic).

Wo erhalten Sie Ferro-Gradumet? Welche Packungen sind erhältlich?

In Apotheken, ohne ärztliche Verschreibung.

Packungen zu 30 und 90 Tabletten.

Zulassungsinhaberin

Farmaceutica Teofarma Suisse SA, 6901 Lugano.

Diese Packungsbeilage wurde im Februar 2007 letztmals durch die Arzneimittelbehörde

(Swissmedic) geprüft.

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7-9-2018

 2018 Annual workshop of the European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 07-Jun-2018, To: 07-Jun-2018

2018 Annual workshop of the European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 07-Jun-2018, To: 07-Jun-2018

Enpr-EMA will hold its tenth annual workshop on 7-8 June 2018 at EMA. The workshop brings relevant stakeholders together to discuss requirements, barriers and opportunities for the conduct of high-quality clinical studies in children. The overall theme of this year’s workshop will be a ‘holistic approach to paediatric research’. Highlights of this year’s workshop include: i) short perspectives of the various stakeholders involved in paediatric research (patient/young people advisory groups, research netw...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

4-9-2018

Epoetin alfa Hexal (Hexal AG)

Epoetin alfa Hexal (Hexal AG)

Epoetin alfa Hexal (Active substance: epoetin alfa) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5857 of Tue, 04 Sep 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/726/II/WS/1406

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

4-9-2018

Binocrit (Sandoz GmbH)

Binocrit (Sandoz GmbH)

Binocrit (Active substance: epoetin alfa) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5856 of Tue, 04 Sep 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/725/II/WS/1406

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

4-9-2018

Spinraza (Biogen Idec Limited)

Spinraza (Biogen Idec Limited)

Spinraza (Active substance: nusinersen) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5862 of Tue, 04 Sep 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4312/II/4

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

3-9-2018

Apis/Levisticum II

Rote - Liste

30-8-2018

Fluenz Tetra (AstraZeneca AB)

Fluenz Tetra (AstraZeneca AB)

Fluenz Tetra (Active substance: influenza vaccine (live attenuated, nasal)) - Centralised - Variation - Commission Decision (2018)5815 of Thu, 30 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/2617/II/82

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

29-8-2018

Coagadex (Bio Products Laboratory Ltd)

Coagadex (Bio Products Laboratory Ltd)

Coagadex (Active substance: human coagulation factor X) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5772 of Wed, 29 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/3855/II/07

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

29-8-2018

Nucala (GlaxoSmithKline Trading Services Limited)

Nucala (GlaxoSmithKline Trading Services Limited)

Nucala (Active substance: mepolizumab) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5770 of Wed, 29 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/3860/II/13/G

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

27-8-2018

RoActemra (Roche Registration GmbH)

RoActemra (Roche Registration GmbH)

RoActemra (Active substance: tocilizumab) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5687 of Mon, 27 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/955/II/78

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

22-8-2018

Lenvima (Eisai Europe Limited)

Lenvima (Eisai Europe Limited)

Lenvima (Active substance: lenvatinib) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5627 of Wed, 22 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/3727/II/11/G

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

22-8-2018

BTVPUR (Merial)

BTVPUR (Merial)

BTVPUR (Active substance: Bluetongue virus vaccine (inactivated) (multistrain: 1-2 strains out of a set of 4)) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5630 of Wed, 22 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/V/C/2231/II/10

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

7-8-2018

Inovelon (Eisai Limited)

Inovelon (Eisai Limited)

Inovelon (Active substance: Rufinamide) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5424 of Tue, 07 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/660/II/45

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

6-8-2018

Rapamune (Pfizer Limited)

Rapamune (Pfizer Limited)

Rapamune (Active substance: sirolimus) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5384 of Mon, 06 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/273/II/164

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

6-8-2018

Dexdor (Orion Corporation)

Dexdor (Orion Corporation)

Dexdor (Active substance: dexmedetomidine) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5377 of Mon, 06 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/2268/II/26

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

3-8-2018

EU/3/18/2042 (MeiraGTx UK II Limited)

EU/3/18/2042 (MeiraGTx UK II Limited)

EU/3/18/2042 (Active substance: Adenovirus associated viral vector serotype 2/8 containing the human CNGA3 gene) - Orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)5274 of Fri, 03 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/048/18

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

1-8-2018

Eylea (Bayer AG)

Eylea (Bayer AG)

Eylea (Active substance: aflibercept) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5222 of Wed, 01 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/2392/II/45

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

1-8-2018

Opdivo (Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharma EEIG)

Opdivo (Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharma EEIG)

Opdivo (Active substance: nivolumab) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5204 of Wed, 01 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/3985/II/41

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

30-7-2018

NovoEight (Novo Nordisk A/S)

NovoEight (Novo Nordisk A/S)

NovoEight (Active substance: turoctocog alfa) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5093 of Mon, 30 Jul 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/2719/II/23

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

27-7-2018

Scientific guideline:  Reflection paper on dose optimisation of established veterinary antibiotics in the context of summary of product characteristics (SPC) harmonisation, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: Reflection paper on dose optimisation of established veterinary antibiotics in the context of summary of product characteristics (SPC) harmonisation, draft: consultation open

Established veterinary antibiotics are not always used at the authorised dose, and the dose may need to be reviewed in order to maintain their effectiveness whilst limiting the risks of antimicrobial resistance. Before a new dose is introduced, the company would typically have to conduct new studies to ensure it does not negatively affect the safety of the target animal, the consumer of animal produce, or the environment. This may reduce product availability, which could have a negative impact on antimic...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

13-7-2018

Briviact (UCB Pharma S.A.)

Briviact (UCB Pharma S.A.)

Briviact (Active substance: brivaracetam) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)4715 of Fri, 13 Jul 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/3898/II/10/G

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

9-7-2018

Pexion (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH)

Pexion (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH)

Pexion (Active substance: Imepitoin) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)4433 of Mon, 09 Jul 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/V/C/2543/II/11/G

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety