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Side Effects which demand special attention:
Intense stomach pains (rare): discontinue treatment and contact your doctor.
If you notice side effects not mentioned in this leaflet or if there has been any
change in your general health, consult your doctor immediately.
This medicine may cause change in the colour of the feces. This change should
not be cause for concern. Dark feces has no clinical significance.
Dosage according to the doctor's instructions only.
Recommended Dosage - unless otherwise specified by the doctor:
Adults and children over 12 years of age:
For prevention of anemia:
1-2 teaspoonsful daily.
For treatment of anemia:
2-4 teaspoonsful daily.
For prevention of anemia:
1 mg (0.1 ml)/kg body weight daily.
Do not exceed a daily dosage of 15 mg for infants up to 2 years of age.
For treatment of anemia:
up to 2 mg (0.2 ml)/kg body weight 3 times daily.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
This medicine is not intended for infants below the age of 2 years since this
form of dosing makes it difficulty to measure exact doses for preventative
treatment in the very young.
For preventative treatment in infants below the age of 2 years, use
Attention: It is important to measure the dose with a measuring spoon or special
Wait a period of at least two hours between taking this medicine and taking
antacids, antibiotics from the tetracyclines and quinolones groups, dimercaprol
(for metal poisoning) - (it is sufficient to wait 24 hours).
Instructions for use:
Take this medicine during or immediately after a meal. The medicine may be
mixed, before taking, with fruit and vegetable juices or baby food.
How can you help make the treatment successful?
Complete the treatment recommended by your doctor.
Even if your condition has improved do not discontinue treatment with this
medicine without consulting your doctor.
Avoid Poisoning! This medicine and any other medicine must be kept in a
closed place out of the reach of children and/or infants to avoid poisoning.
If you took an overdose, or by mistake a child swallowed this medicine, go to
the emergency room of the hospital immediately and take the package of
medicine with you. Do not induce vomiting unless clearly indicated by the doctor!
Medicines should not be taken in the dark! Check the label and the dose every
time you take the medicine. Wear glasses if you need them.
Storage: Store in a dark place below 25
C. Discard one month after opening.
Even if stored according to their recommended instructions, medicines have a
limited life. Pay attention to the expiry date of the product! If in doubt, you must
consult your dispensing pharmacist. Different medicines should not be stored
in the same container.
Registration number of the medicine: 1074728826
Manufacturer and License Holder:
CTS Chemical Industries Ltd., Kiryat Malachi
PATIENT LEAFLET AS PER THE PHARMACISTS
REGULATIONS (PRODUCTS) - 1986
Read the entire leaflet carefully before commencing treatment
The format of this leaflet was determined by the Ministry of Health
and its content was checked and approved in October 2012
Each teaspoonful of 5 ml contains:
Iron (as Iron (III) Hydroxide Polymaltose Complex) 50 mg
The preparation contains about 1000 mg sucrose in each 5 ml teaspoonful.
Sorbitol Sol, Sucrose, Ethanol, Cream Essence, Methyl
Hydroxybenzoate, Propyl Hydroxybenzoate, Sodium Hydroxide, Dilute Hydrochloric
Acid, Purified Water.
Indication: Prevention and treatment of iron-deficiency anemia.
When should the product not be used?
Do not use this medicine if you are hypersensitive to any of its ingredients.
Do not use this medicine if you suffer from other anemic conditions not caused
by iron deficiency such as: hemolytic anemia.
Do not use the medicine in cases of accumulation of iron in the body tissues
(haemochromatosis) (very rare) or in diseases in which use of available iron
stores in the body is abnormal.
This medicine should not be used without consulting your physician prior
to commencing treatment:
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding (in order to determine the appropriate
If you suffer or have suffered in the past from impaired function of the: digestive
system (e.g. ulcer), circulatory system (e.g. coagulation, etc.), from diabetes
(the preparation contains sugar), blood loss or if you receive recurrent blood
Warnings: Do not use this medicine frequently or for long periods of time without
consulting your doctor.
During treatment with this medicine, blood tests should be performed.
If you are sensitive to any type of food or medicine, consult your doctor prior
to commencing treatment.
Consult with the doctor if the symptoms of anemia resulting from iron deficiency
do not pass within 3 weeks.
The syrup contains sucrose.
Drug Interactions: If you are taking another medicine, or if you have just finished
treatment with another medicine, you must consult your doctor to avoid risks
or inefficacy arising from drug interactions.
Side Effects: In addition to the desired effects of the drug, some side effects
may appear during treatment with this drug, such as: constipation, diarrhea,
nausea, pressure in the upper stomach and a feeling of fullness, vomiting,
headache, symptoms of allergic reaction (asthma, rash), local skin reaction
(rash, itching), change in the color of feces due to iron release (common),
darkening of the urine (rare), change in tooth color (rare and reversible).
These side effects are usually harmless and temporary.
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