FERROUS FORTE 30s
oxygen throughout the body
Iron maintains healthy red blood cells and therefore assists with the transport of
oxygen throughout the body.
Folic Acid plays a role in the metabolism of cell division and in the regeneration of
Vitamin B12 contributes to a healthy nervous system and is involved in the formation
and regeneration of red blood cells.
Vitamin C plays a role in maintaining healthy gums, skin and connective tissue. It also
helps with the absorption of iron from food. In addition, Vitamin C functions as a tissue
anti-oxidant thereby maintaining healthy cells.
Elemental Iron (derived from iron amino acid chelate 10%), Folic acid, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C
Nutrient Content per tablet % RDA* per tablet
Elemental Iron (derived from
iron amino acid chelate 10%) 20 mg 143
Folic acid 350 µg 175
Vitamin B12 15 µg 1 500
Vitamin C 60 mg 100
• Required Daily Allowance
A 22.1 Multivitamins with minerals.
Ferrous Forte Chelated Iron tablets are iron and vitamin supplements.
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Iron: Should not be given to patients receiving repeated blood transfusions and anaemias not produced by iron deficiency (unless an iron deficiency is present). Do not
administer concommitantly with parenteral iron. Patients with iron-shortage, iron absorption disease, haemoglobinopathies or exisitng gastro-intestinal disease should take care. Iron causes diminished absorption of certain medicines eg. t
etracyclines and antacids.
Excessive iron therapy may result in iron overload.
Do not drink tea three hours before or after taking the tablets as this may interfere with
the absorption of the iron.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Adults and children over 12 years: Take one tablet daily with a meal or as directed by a
doctor or pharmacist.
SIDE EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
Gastro-intestinal symptoms may occur.
Stools may darken in colour with iron.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.
A round red coated tablet.
White securitainers containing 30,60 and 120 tablets.